Ajay Devgn and Alia Bhatt join SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’
Two years after his last film became a marvel in Indian cinema SS Rajamouli is back on sets with another movie of epic proportions. ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ released in the summer of 2017 and broke all box-office records. Not just that, the ‘Baahubali’ films crossed the language barriers and became nationwide phenomenons.
The multiple National Award-winning film maker’s next venture was highly anticipated and a lot of speculation was going around its star cast. On Thursday morning, at a press conference in Hyderabad, Tollywood superstars Ram Charan and Jr NTR joined SS Rajamouli in
making a few important announcements.
While Ram Charan and Jr NTR will be headlining the cast as two legendary freedom fighters in a fictitious story, they will be flanked by Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn as supporting actors.
Rajamouli announced that Alia Bhatt will play the female lead opposite Ram Charan in the film and she is very excited to be a part of the film. Revealing about the film’s plot, he said, “It is going to be a completely fictional tale about the two real heroes. We are mounting on a large scale. I don’t like anything small and everything will be on a huge scale.
There is a lot of research… .we also need supporting characters also big.” Talking about Ajay’s inclusion in the film, Rajamouli said, “Ajay Devgn has agreed to do an important role in the film. He is very excited to be a part of RRR. We are soon to give dates for the shoot.”
Set in the 1920s, the movie is a pan-Indian film “painted on a large canvas”. Actress Daisy Edgar Jones will make her debut to Indian cinema with ‘RRR’ as well. The film is scheduled to release in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam and other Indian languages simultaneously on 30th July 2020.
Alia Bhatt also reacted on joining the mega-film’s cast. She said, “Working with Rajamouli sir is a big big tick off my bucket list also to be alongside Ram Charan and Jr. NTR is an absolute honour. I am very excited about this experience and also working in the south for the first time. I begin shoot in less than a month. I will be playing the role of Sita, and the film is set in 1920s backdrop”
-Times of India