Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn have been signed for SS Rajamouli's upcoming multi-lingual magnum opus RRR, which stars Ram Charan and Jr. NTR in the lead. Being made on a lavish scale, RRR will be a fictional story based on two real-life heroes and freedom fighters - Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem. While Ajay will be seen in an extended cameo, Alia has been paired opposite Ram Charan. However, the two Bollywood actors are yet to join Ram and Jr NTR, who have already wrapped up shooting 40 per cent of the project with the ace filmmaker.
Now according to a report in a leading daiy, Alia will shoot for RRR in Ahmedabad and Pune over the next couple of months. Spilling the beans about Alia's character in the film, a source informed, "She will shoot with Charan in Ahmedabad and Pune in the next couple of months. She will be seen in the look of a young girl from the early 1900's." What's more? We hear that Rajamouli is looking to have one of the biggest introductory acts, mounted on a huge budget. "Rajamouli is flying abroad for a week so the actors have taken a break to spent time with their families. While Ram Charan's action-heavy introductory scene has already been shot, the team will film the entry scene with JR NTR in a few weeks," the source added, further revealing that Ram’s opening act was allotted a budget of Rs 15 crore and for Jr NTR, the team has gone up to Rs 25 crore.
Well, it seems Rajamouli is keen on showing the freedom fighters in their full glory in his upcoming expensive project. Meanwhile, the report suggests that Ajay will be seen in the role of a father to Ram Charan’s character and his scenes will appear as flashbacks“His is an extended cameo and even he plays a freedom fighter,” the source signed off.
Produced by DVV Danayya, RRR will hit the screens worldwide on July 30, 2020 in ten Indian languages.
(Source: Mumbai Mirror)