New Delhi | Jagran entertainment desk: After the massive success of the Baahubali franchise, SS Rajamouli is back with one of India’s greatest films, RRR, starring Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn. From Maghdheera to Eega to Baahubali, SS Rajamouli has made many successful big budget films. Now his next movie, RRR is also getting a lot of talk due to its massive budget.
In 2018, RRR was officially announced and the producer, DVV Danayya revealed that the film’s budget was between Rs 400 and Rs 450 crore. The movie was supposed to be released in 2020, but it was delayed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the film’s budget also increased due to the postponement of the release date several times.
Rajamouli’s latest film Baahubali-The Conclusion released in 2017 was made on a budget of Rs 250 crore and earned Rs 1796.56 crore worldwide. It became the highest grossing film in India. The franchise’s previous installment, Baahubali-The Beginning, was made on the budget of Rs 180 crore and raised approximately Rs 586 crore worldwide.
Moreover, RRR has two superstars in the lead role, Ram Charan and Jr NTR, and talented Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn play the pivotal character in the film. Hollywood actors, Olivia Morris, Ray Stevenson and Alison Doody are chosen to play a central role in the film. The film is also heavily promoted across India where many stars like Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Karan Johar have been in the promotions. Looking at RRR’s powerful all-star cast and promotions, the film’s budget had to grow even more.
Andhra Pradesh Cinematography Minister Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) told the media, “We have received an application from RRR team. excluding GST and salaries of cast and crew.” The government has authorized the management of all cinemas in the state to raise an amount of Rs 75 per ticket in addition to admission fares for all classes for a period of 10 days from the release date of the film.
RRR is the period action drama based on the lives of legendary revolutionaries Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. It is a fictional story of these revolutionaries who fought against British rule. It will hit theaters on March 25 in five languages: Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi.
Posted by: Simran Srivastava