After Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn Joins Starcast Of SS Rajamouli’s Next
Mumbai: Filmmaker SS Rajamouli on Thursday announced that Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn have been roped in for his multilingual magnum opus titled ‘RRR’, which stars Ram Charan Tej and Jr NTR.
Rajamouli revealed that ‘RRR’ will be be a fictional story based on two real-life heroes and freedom fighters – Alluri Seetharama Raj and Komaram Bheem. While Jr. NTR, otherwise known as Tarak, will be seen as Komaram Bheem, Ram Charan Tej will be playing Alluri Seetharama Raju.
“This is a fictional story set in 1920s pre-independent era. Most of us are well aware of the stories of Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem. We know they are popular freedom fighters and were fearless. What most of us don’t know is that there are gaps in the lives of these revolutionaries that we don’t know about. We don’t know what happened in their lives in these years,” Rajamouli said.
The ace director also expressed happiness over having Alia and Ajay on-board. “We are thrilled to have Alia and Ajay on board. Both of them were really excited to be part of this project. When I wanted to approach Ajay, I sent him a text and he immediately made time to meet. After he heard the story idea, he immediately adjusted his dates to give me time,” he said.
Announcing her association with the project, Alia took to Twitter and thanked SS Rajamouli for giving her the project.
Ajay Devgn also took to Twitter and confirmed his association with the project.
‘RRR’ will release worldwide on July 30, 2020 in ten Indian languages.