The international fame of the SS Rajamouli led RRR was deep, elaborate and justified. The film, a fictional quasi-historical epic centered around two Indian freedom fighters, reimagines and chronicles the journey of their struggles against British colonial rule in India. With its exuberant script, meticulous visual effects detail, eccentric fight sequences, and impressive direction, India’s Telugu-language effort has taken the world of commercial cinema by storm.
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A few months after the famed venture, a recent report from Deadline surfaced detailing director Rajamouli’s decision to sign up with famed and esteemed Hollywood agency CAA. Moreover, fans of his works around the world would be delighted to know that he is also on his way to directing a new movie in the coming year.
SS Rajamouli will direct a new movie after RRR
For cinephiles accustomed to the nature and style of SS Rajamouli’s multiple undertakings, one can undoubtedly affirm the brilliance that the director exudes. On more than one occasion, Rajamouli has consistently offered Indian and international audiences fruitful locals to look forward to; films on a grand and gigantic scale.
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Prior to the ideation and manufacture of RRRthe film which earned $150-160 million at the box office worldwide, Rajamouli was also credited for Baahubali: the beginning and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion — two movies that completely and utterly decimated Indian box office records. The latter is best known for being the highest-grossing Indian film of all time. Therefore, the director is not oblivious to the art of creating certified commercial successes.
We can say that he has, in fact, perfected it.
With international audiences too, recognizing the potential and astonishing creative prowess that the RRR director, it is not surprising to see CAA and SS Rajamouli officially teaming up. Plus, the news of his upcoming movie, which will star Indian star Mahesh Babu, will no doubt put a smile on everyone’s face, especially those fans who can’t seem to resist Rajamouli’s flair.
Mahesh Babu’s untitled standout will go into production in early 2023, according to the Deadline report.
The director has amassed a fan base unlike any other. Several Hollywood veterans also testified to his greatness, singing the song of praise for RRR permanently. For them, the latest news sparked excitement and anticipation. Fans can’t wait to see what else SS Rajamouli has in store for them in the future.
SS Rajamouli is holding the wheel of Indian cinema at the moment. Without a doubt, it owns the box office.
On the other hand, Mahesh Babu has the most consistent performance at the box office.
Even imagining these 2 giants collaborating for a movie is INSANE. The stakes are high! pic.twitter.com/MPRcedVUTY
— 🐋 (@Bhaag_Saale) September 22, 2022
LET’S FUCK GOOOOO pic.twitter.com/nMYoBW6JIv
—Brandon Nezamoodeen (@BNezamoodeen) September 22, 2022
This big-budget Hollywood debut album will hit like a crack in the US
— DonRobbieBurner🎳 (@DonRobbieBurner) September 22, 2022
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—Vikas Goud (@kunavikasgoud) September 22, 2022
Yes. SS Rajamouli with Mahesh Babu 🔥🤞 pic.twitter.com/308nUxky5q
— 𝗚𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗹𝘁 from the North (@Itssan17) September 22, 2022
With Rajamouli’s films making their way all over the world, the days ahead would be quite intriguing to watch. Signing up with CAA portends a bright future. Right now, audiences are waiting for the film’s critical acclaim at the upcoming Oscars. While India submitted Chello Show in the Best International Feature Film category as a film representative of the country, chances for RRR winning big at the 95th Academy Awards is no mean feat.
Reports indicating that the American distributor of the film will submit RRR for the Best Picture award have fans anticipating the Rajamouli-directed premise to make history.
However, while these future storylines are tinged with uncertainties, contemporary media critics hailed the film as one of this year’s best. The film has already captured the hearts of many and that in itself strives to be its greatest achievement.
RRR is available to stream on Netflix.