CAA has signed in-demand Indian filmmaker SS Rajamouli for their upcoming project
According to Deadline CAA has signed in-demand Indian filmmaker SS Rajamouli who directed the most popular Indian movie RRR.
The Indian box office hit RRR (Rise Roar Revolt), which has grossed more than $132 million worldwide since its March release. The film is now India’s third highest-grossing film of all time.
The action film, starring Ram Charan and N.T. Rama Rao Jr. is the only non-English-language film to trend globally on Netflix for ten weeks in a row.
Rajamouli previously directed the big-budget fantasy Baahubali: The Beginning, which at the time of its release in 2015 was the highest-grossing film in India and the highest-grossing Indian film worldwide. The film’s box office records were broken by its sequel, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which earned more than $255 million worldwide.
Among his many credits is the romantic-fantasy action film Magadheera, the comedy-thriller Maryada Ramanna, and the award-winning Eega (The Fly). He has also received a Padma Shri, one of India’s highest civilian honors, for his contributions to Indian cinema, and has won three National Film Awards.
Rajamouli’s next project will be an untitled film starring Mahesh Babu, with production set to begin in spring 2023.
RRR told a fictional story about two legendary revolutionaries and their journey away from home before beginning to fight for their country in the 1920s.