The searches are being conducted in connection with Anurag Kashyap’s production house Phantom Films, said the sources.
Her second production, Mahabharata, will be narrated through the perspective of Draupadi which will give a fresh take on the mythological tale.
The 14th-century queen of Kashmir was said to be an exceptionally beautiful woman who was also a great administrator and military strategist.
"Ramayana will be made with actors from Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Punjabi film industries as the makers are targeting a pan-India as well as global audience," read a statement.
Kashyap recently became a mentor of video-on-demand platform myNK to help curate and oversee content. It brings international arthouse films to Indian audiences.
Vikas, on the other hand, has always denied the allegations and even filed defamation cases against Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane.
We offered suspending Vikas from the company for a long period of time, not letting him produce or direct, taking away his signatory rights as well.
Filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Madhu Mantena and Vikas Bahl have decided to dissolve production house Phantom Films.
Designer Masaba Gupta and filmmaker Madhu Mantena, who got married three years ago, have announced a trial separation.