(This article is authored by Alar)
As Rajamouli advances toward the Oscars with RRR, the pairing of Telugu Superstar Mahesh Babu and SS Rajamouli has already become a sensation. High expectations surround how far this film will push the limits even before it opens. The project's story is being written by Vijayendra Prasad, the director's father and writer.
According to reports, African forests serve as the backdrop for the story. Recently, Rajamouli stated in a number of media interviews that this movie would be a world-traveling adventure with a universal appeal. Now, considering Rajamouli's style of filmmaking, it is anticipated that the work on the movie will begin very soon and take at least a few years to complete.
There have been fascinating news that a major Hollywood studio will be working on the film in collaboration, and that studio will be responsible for worldwide distribution of the global film, which makes this project of Rajamouli's to set the first PAN WORLD film. The queen of Bollywood, Deepika Padukone was approached for the lead. This expensive movie will be produced by KL Narayana.
In the meantime, Mahesh has recently lost family members, as both his mother and his father, the actor Ghattamaneni Krishna, have recently passed away. On the other hand, the New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) recognized Rajamouli as the Best Director, and he has been granted the award for that category.