SS Rajamouli’s RRR postponed amid surge in Covid 19 cases?

SS Rajamouli’s period drama RRR is one of the most awaited releases. The movie that features Ram Charan and Jr NTR in pivotal roles is all set to hit theatres this January. But looks like Roudram Ranam Rudhiram’ has excused itself from the January race. RRR will NOT hit the screens on January 7 it has apparently been postponed.

The reason for the postponement is the rising cases of COVID-19. Night curfews and restrictions are imposed in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, New Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Some other states are heading for closure after the widespread of the Omicron variant. Hence the makers have apparently decided to postpone the release of RRR.

There has been no official confirmation of the same as yet from the makers. But reportedly an official word about the postponement is expected today.

Rajamouli and his team were seen promoting the movie aggressively. But looks like the coronavirus has put a break on their plans. There are talks that Rajamouli is considering a summer 2022 release for RRR.


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Rumour has it that not only RRR but even Prabhas and Pooja Hegde starrer Radhe Shyam might get postponed. The makers have moved out of the Sankranthi race due to several theatres shut down in the north. Also in addition to over 180 theatres shut-in AP.

If rumours do come true then both ‘RRR’ and ‘Radhe Shyam’ will likely choose Summer 2022.

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