Director SS Rajamouli’s larger-than-life period drama starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR, RRR, finally hits television premiering on August 14 in various languages. The film, which won unprecedented appreciation and hit money nationwide, won over audiences in foreign countries after becoming available on OTT platforms.
On the eve of Independence Day, popular television channels deemed it appropriate to air this pre-independence era film which depicts the struggle for freedom in a fictional 1920s setting. The original Telugu version of the film will air at 5:30 p.m. on August 14 and on the same day at 8 p.m. the Hindi version will air on the Zee Cinema channel. The RRR Malayalam version will air at 7 p.m. on the Asianet channel. The premiere of the film on television will set a new record, a sort of benchmark in the history of the TRP ratings.
The story of the film is about two freedom fighters – Alluri Sitarama Raju, played by Ram Charan, and Komaram Bheem, played by Jr NTR – both with a united mission to bring down the British but who are set on different paths . With a mission to end British rule, the drama created around Bheem and Ram is gripping and moving. The film has set a benchmark in the cinema, pre-release, OTT and other markets. He is now spinning to set television screens on fire.
The film stars Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Alia Bhatt, Samuthirakani, Rahul Ramakrishna and Olivia Morris among others. Produced by DVV Danayya under its DVV Entertainments banner, the film has catchy background music composed by MM Keeravani. KK Senthil Kumar’s camera work was highly praised.
Article first published: Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 10:50 a.m. [IST]