is an upcoming 2013 Hindi romance film, directed by Anand L. Rai
and written by Himanshu Sharma. The music of the film is composed by double Academy Award Winner, A. R. Rahman. The film is produced by Krishika Lulla under the banner Eros International. The film stars Tamil film actor Dhanush
in his Bollywood debut and Sonam Kapoor
in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to release on June 21, 2013. The dubbed Tamil version of the same film titled "Ambikapathy"
is scheduled to release by a week of its Hindi counterpart.
Dhanush as Kundan
Sonam Kapoor as Zoya
Abhay Deol as Akram
Swara Bhaskar as Bindiya
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub
Shilpi Marwaha as Rashmi
Suraj Singh as Anand
On 10 May 2013, a grand event was held at a set resembling Varanasi at Film City in Mumbai. The lead actors made their entry riding a chariot and performed on the title track of the film. The producer stated that the event was promoted in Benarasi style so as to represent the essence of the film and its setting. Promotion of the music was done at the Radio Mirchi Studios in Mumbai on May 27, 2013. The promotional meets were held in Delhi and Jaipur during mid-June 2013. Dressed in a typical South Indian attire the film's leading cast Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor promoted the Tamil version of Raanjhanaa in Chennai