EXCLUSIVE: After Baahubali, does SS Rajamouli feel the pressure to deliver with RRR? Filmmaker answers!

S S Rajamouli is one of the most successful filmmakers. His magnum opus Baahubali 1 and 2 went over to win audiences across the globe. The director’s fame grew bigger, as the Baahubali series caught everyone’s eyeballs. Prabhas as the hero, Anushka Shetty as the female lead, and Rana Daggubati as the antagonist with the mindblowing visuals captured the attention of viewers. Rajamouli is now gearing for the release of his next titled RRR-Roudram Ranam Rudhiram.

The hugely-anticipated ‘RRR’ is gearing for its Pan India release. The film saw multiple delays due to the novel coronavirus pandemic but will finally hit the screens on March 25. As the film is just a couple of days away from release, all eyes are on RRR and its box office performance.

So is SS Rajamouli under severe pressure to live up to the expectations built by his own work Baahubali? The filmmaker answers.

In an exclusive chat with Bollywood Bubble host Nayandeep Rakhshit, SS Rajamouli was asked if he feels pressure to deliver with RRR after Baahubali’s success?

The director said, “No actually I don’t feel the pressure of expectations, in fact, that is a booster dose for me. The audience is expecting something out of me that means I am going to get that many audiences in the theatres on the first day. Later, from then onwards the film should take it forward which I am absolutely sure of for this film. That is because of the number of action sequences, the emotional moments. The scenes and the moments that connect with the audience is much more in RRR.  That makes me a confident person today. To tell you in simple words it is no pressure only pleasure.”


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Written by Vijayendra Prasad and directed by SS Rajamouli, RRR is a period action drama. It is a fictional tale based on the lives of freedom fighters, Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem. Ram Charan and Jr NTR play the lead roles in the war drama. The movie also features Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in pivotal roles.

RRR has produced on a massive budget of over Rs 450 crore by DVV Danayya under DVV Entertainments.

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