'Ram-Leela' to open Marrakech film fest

Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Ram-Leela" will open the 13th edition of Marrakech International Film Festival, starting Nov 29 in Morocco.

The screening will be attended by the director as well as the film's leading lady Deepika Padukone, said a statement.

"Ram-Leela", also starring Ranveer Singh, is a contemporary take on William Shakespeare's famous play "Romeo-Juliet".

Co-produced by Kishore Lulla and Bhansali, "Ram-Leela" will hit theatres in India Nov 15.