51+ Interesting Facts You Don’t Know About RRR Movie: Jr. NTR, Ram Charan

Interesting Facts You Dont Know About RRR Movie

Interesting Facts You Don’t Know About RRR Movie:

  • RRR is directed by S. S. Rajamouli, and written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, while the film is produced by D. V. V. Danayya under the banner of DVV Entertainments.
  • The film stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt and Olivia Morris while Samuthirakani, Alison Doody, Ray Stevenson and Shriya Saran play supporting roles.
  • RRR is a fictional story about two Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju (Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Rama Rao), who fought against the British Raj and Nizam of Hyderabad respectively.

  • The film was officially announced in March 2018, with the tentative title RRR.
  • The RRR movie is one of the biggest budget movies made at ₹550 crore (US$72 million).
  • ‘RRR’ first song ‘Dosti’ released by SS Rajamouli on Friendship Day”.
  • RRR was initially scheduled for theatrical release on 30 July 2020, which has been deferred due to production delays and followed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, the film release date is postponed multiple times, however, the film was released on 25 March 2022.

  • This film title has different abbreviations in different languages but is commonly called RRR. Roudram Ranam Rudhiram in Telugu, Raththam Ranam Rowthiram in Tamil, Roudra Rana Rudhira in Kannada, Rudhiram Ranam Roudhram in Malayalam (all of which translate to Rage, War, Blood) and Rise Roar Revolt in both Hindi and English. Fans also called RRR is Rajamouli, Ram Charan, Rama Rao.
  • Rajamouli’s father K. V. Vijayendra Prasad gave the original story and Rajamouli scripted the film, which he worked on for six months.
  • In March 2019, Rajamouli revealed that the film’s core idea came from The Motorcycle Diaries (2004).
  • Rama Rao and Charan dubbed their portions for the film in their respective homes, thus being the first persons to do so. Also, they had voices for the film in Tamil for the first time.
  • In the Hindi version of RRR, N. T. Rama Rao Jr himself has been dubbed in Hindi.
  • Alia Bhatt has learned to speak Telugu for work in the film.

When I read about Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem, it was exciting to know that their story is similar. They never met each other. What if they had met? What if they had got inspired by each other? That is what RRR is about. It is completely fictitious. The film is mounted on a very large scale. We had to do a lot of research for it. To know costumes, their dialect, their way of living and that is why it took so much time for us to get this together. — S. S. Rajamouli

  • Bollywood actors Ajay Devgan and Alia Bhatt are making their debut in the South Indian (Telugu) film industry with RRR movies. Bhatt was paired opposite Charan in the role of Sita, while Devgn would have an extended cameo. He will appear in the second half of the film during the flashback episodes.
  • Initially, British actress Daisy Edgar-Jones was signed to be paired opposite Rama Rao, however, she left the project citing personal reasons and Olivia Morris was cast as her replacement in November 2019. This is her debut film in Telugu cinema. She was paired with N.T. Rama Rao Jr.
  • Hollywood actor Ray Stevenson (of Thor fame), was cast as the lead antagonist Scott, and Irish actress and model Alison Doody is playing the lead role of Lady Scott in this film.
  • In an interview, Rama Rao said that they had carried out major research to portray their characters on screen. He was put on an 18-month training programme to get the right physical appearance.

  • This is one of the first films in India to be Shot on Arri Alexa LF and Arri’s Signature Prime Lens.
  • In February 2019, an action sequence consisting of 1000 artists were filmed.
  • Ram Charan and Rama Rao faced an injury during the filming of RRR, resulting in the team taking a break during the schedule. After their recovery, an action sequence featuring Charan, Rama Rao and 2000 junior artists were shot, reportedly at a cost of more than ₹45 crore (US$6.0 million).
  • The song “Naatu Naatu” was shot at Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • RRR is intended to release in Telugu along with the dubbed versions in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and other Indian and foreign languages. The film is also planned to release in IMAX, 3D, and Dolby Cinema.

  • Initially, the film was scheduled to be released on 30 July 2020. However, the release date was revised due to production delays and followed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even after that, the release date was postponed multiple times due to Covid-19.
  • The audio rights of the film were purchased for ₹25 crore (US$3.3 million), by Lahari Music and T-Series, which was a record price for a South Indian album. Lahari Music distributed the soundtrack in all of the South Indian languages, whereas the Hindi soundtrack is marketed by T-Series.
  • Originally the film made a pre-release business of ₹400 crore (US$52 million), however the revised pre-release deal was later revealed as ₹890 crore (US$120 million), the highest for any Indian film till date.

  • Pen Studios announced that the film’s digital rights for Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada versions are acquired by ZEE5, while Hindi, English, Portuguese, Korean, Turkish, and Spanish versions are acquired by Netflix. Zee Network acquired the satellite rights of the Hindi version and Star India Network acquired the satellite rights of the film’s Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada versions. The combined deal of post-theatrical streaming and satellite rights were reported to be in the region of ₹325 crore (US$43 million).
  • The Times of India mentioned that the film collected ₹240 crore on its opening day worldwide, setting the record for the highest first day total earned by an Indian film. This record was previously held by Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2.
  • In its opening weekend, the grossed between ₹450–485 crore worldwide, making it the second-biggest opening weekend for an Indian film after Baahubali 2.
  • As of 16 April 2021, RRR grossed ₹1,071 crore (US$140 million) worldwide, with around ₹396 crore (US$52 million) coming from the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
  • RRR is the third highest-grossing Indian film, the second highest-grossing film in India, the second highest-grossing Telugu film, the highest-grossing film in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and the tenth highest-grossing film worldwide.

  • Before the film’s release, Rajamouli said that he had no intentions of making a sequel for RRR nor turning it into a franchise. However, writer Vijayendra Prasad said that they started exploring the idea of a sequel, and “If God is willing, it may happen sometime later.” Speaking with Variety, Rama Rao expressed his hope that the world of RRR would be continued as a franchise.
  • The film was considered one of the ten best films of the year by the National Board of Review, making it only the second non-English language film ever to make it to the list.
  • The song “Naatu Naatu” won the Best Original Song award at the 95th Academy Awards, making it the first song from an Indian film, as well as the first from an Asian film, to win in this category.
  • The film became the third Indian film and first Telugu film to receive nominations at the Golden Globe Awards, including Best Foreign Language Film, and won Best Original Song for “Naatu Naatu”, making it the first Indian (as well as the first Asian) nomination to win the award. RRR also won the Best Foreign Language Film and the Best Song award at the 28th Critics’ Choice Awards.

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