RRR: SS Rajamouli OPENS UP on movie’s sequel and box office clash with Gangubai Kathiawadi

SS Rajamouli’s period drama RRR starring Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn is one of the most awaited movies of 2022. Ahead of the film’s release, the makers have already started promotional campaigns. The makers have tied up with PVR cinemas, which will now be referred to as ‘PVRRR’ for the next few months.

During the press conference, when asked about the sequel of the movie SS Rajamouli said, “See when I made Bahubali, the film itself, the story itself warranted two parts, in RRR the whole story comes within one film. I don’t believe in making the film’s one part, two part, three part for the marketing, for the business, it doesn’t work, it’s a dishonest way of making films and I don’t want to make films that way.”

When asked about the box office clash with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi, SS Rajamouli said that both the films will find its audience. “The clash won’t hamper the business. Even if four films come together, if they are good, people are going to come to watch all of them. There are multiple instances in the past when this has happened. Because of the COVID times and everything being shut for one and a half year, a bottleneck is expected. But if your content is good, it doesn’t matter how many films come together. People are going to come. They’ll be spoilt for choice,” the director said.

 

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The movie may face competition from Prabhas starrer Radhe Shyam as it will release worldwide on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal on January 14, 2022. “There are many films that are going to come. I certainly hope and wish all the films are good, all the films make money, make the audience excited and happy. This is the time where we can’t say my film has to do well, that film can’t do well. This is the time for all of us to come together and say, think and feel that all films should make money,” he added.

Speaking of the movie, the same is a fictional story about two Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju ( Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR), who fought against the British Raj and Nizam of Hyderabad respectively. Alia Bhatt will be seen in the role of Sita, while Ajay Devgan has a cameo in the same. Set in the 1920s, the film is about the undocumented period in their lives when both the revolutionaries fought for their country. The period action drama is produced by D.V.V. Danayya of DVV Entertainments. MM Keeravani is the music composer. The film, which has faced several postponements because of COVID pandemic will hit the theatres on January 7, 2022. The film was mounted on a whopping budget of Rs 450 crore.

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