‘RRR’ Sequel Is Officially In Development, Says S.S. Rajamouli

S.S. Rajamouli told Variety that the 'RRR' Sequel is being written by his father, V. Vijayendra Prasad.

India’s biggest blockbuster of the year, RRR, a film written by V. Vijayendra Prasad, and directed by S.S. Rajamouli, has been well-received all around the world and has now been confirmed to be getting a sequel.

Featuring Ram Charan and N.T. Rama Rao Jr. in the lead roles, the film follows real-life freedom fighters Komaram Bheem (NTR Jr.) and Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan), who are fast friends in the film who fight a common enemy, the British colonizers. A real action romp, with scenes that will take your breath away.

The film roared to success in India, becoming the third highest-grossing film thereafter Dangal and Baahubali 2. Now, it seems like the director, S.S. Rajamouli is leveraging this opportunity to give fans a much more extravagant sequel.

In a recent interview with Variety, S.S. Rajamouli, the director of “RRR,” confirmed that his father, the screenwriter V. Vijayendra Prasad, is currently working on a story for the sequel to RRR.

At a screening over the weekend in Chicago, Rajamouli discussed the sequel. “My father is the story writer for all my films. We discussed a bit about [‘RRR 2’] and he’s working on the story,” he told.

“RRR,” which had a reported budget of $72 million, has been a tremendous success since its debut in March.

Earlier in April, NTR Jr. raised the possibility of a sequel to “RRR,” implying that it wasn’t out of the question, as writer Prasad had recently informed the Indian press.

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