A Malayalam movie titled ‘Makaramanju’, is based on the life history of the veteran painter Raja Ravi Varma who is credited with bringing about a momentous turn in the art of India. Renowned cinematographer Santosh Sivan is essaying the role of Ravi Varma while other artists are Karthik, Nithya Menon
, Lakshmi Sharma and Mallika Kapoor. Lenin Rajendra wielded megaphone for this film. Music is composed by Ramesh Narayan and cinematography by Madhu Ambat. Now ‘Makaramanju’ is being dubbed into Telugu as ‘Ravi Varma’. Shobha Rani of SVR Media banner has bought the Telugu dubbing rights and planning to release it next month.