This Ravana Oozes Swag Both On and Off the Stage

Manoj Sharma has been playing Ravana since the last 17 years. Here’s a peek into his parallel lives.

Updated17 Oct 2018, 11:56 AM IST
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(Dussehra is just around the corner as Navratri nears its end, so The Quint is reposting this piece from its archives about a Ravana played by Manoj Sharma. It was originally published in October 2015.)

The rage. The laughter. Everything about Ravana is iconic.

Manoj Sharma mimics the roaring laughter of Ravana with ease.
Manoj Sharma mimics the roaring laughter of Ravana with ease.
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Manoj Sharma has been playing the role of Ravana from the mythological tale of Ramayana for the last 17 years.

This Ravana Oozes Swag Both On and Off the Stage

“Ravan was a very learned-saint. He had courage and determination,” Sharma tells us.

This Ravana Oozes Swag Both On and Off the Stage

Here’s a peek into the parallel life Sharma shares with his character.

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Published: 21 Oct 2015, 02:22 PM IST

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