Samuthirakani, Alia Bhatt in Rajamouli’s next film

Breaking silence on his upcoming film, director S S Rajamouli has revealed that RRR is a fictitious story based on two real characters— Alluri Seetharamaraju and Komaram Bheem.

The roles are played by Ram Charan and Jr.NTR respectively, he told reporters. Rajamouli has also confirmed that RRR will be the common title for all the languages and asked audiences to abbreviate RRR so that the team will choose the best one.

RRR will also have Alia Bhatt, Samuthirakani, Ajay Devgn and Daisy Edgar Jones in pivotal characters. Alia tweeted, “Today I feel truly truly grateful.. Cannot wait to begin this beautiful journey with this stellar cast and massive team.. thank you @ssrajamouli sir for giving me this opportunity to be directed by you.”

Rajamouli responded, “Heard so much about your raising the bar to compete with the costars. Cant wait to see you do that in my film..;) #RRR”.

The team also announced that Ajay Devgn, Samuthirakani and Daisy Edgar Jones are part of the film. Daisy, too, plays one of the female leads along with Alia. The film is a fictional one set in the 1920s based on two freedom fighters.

The film’s producer Dannaya revealed that the total budget of the film is around 350-400 heroes. So far the team has completed two schedules of the film, the next schedule will be held in Pune and Ahmedabad from April.

Rajamouli informed that the shoot of the film, which will have extensive visual effects to recreate the India of the 1920s, will be wrapped up by December or January.