SS Rajamouli confirms RRR 2 to be in the works, says father V.Vijayendra Prasad is ‘working on the story’


SS Rajamouli’s RRR starring Ram Charan, Jr.NTR, Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Alia Bhatt and others is one of the most successful and well-loved films of 2022. The fictional period drama based on the lives of two Telugu freedom fighters, Alluri Seetharama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR) had raked in over Rs 1,100 crore worldwide. Now, the director has confirmed that the film will indeed get a sequel and RRR 2 is very much in development.

At an event in Chicago, Rajamoul confirmed that RRR 2 is in the works and said, “My father is story writer for all my films. We discussed a bit about RRR 2 and he's working on the story.” Rajamouli’s father is the celebrated scriptwriter and director V.Vijayendra Prasad.

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RRR also starred Olivia Morris, Samuthirakani, and Ray Stevenson, among others. Its music is composed by MM Keeravani. The fictional historical saga explores the friendship of Alluri Seetharama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR) and highlights their fight against British Raj’s oppression.

RRR may have lost out to Chhello Show as India's official entry for Oscars 2023 but the team has submitted the film to the Academy Awards for consideration in all categories including- Best Picture, Best Director (SS Rajamouli), Best Actor (Jr NTR and Ram Charan), Best Supporting Actor (Ajay Devgn), Best Supporting Actress (Alia Bhatt) and more.