Vijayendra Prasad addresses RRR controversies, says SS Rajamouli movie ‘can’t be in comparison with Baahubali’

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Legendary author Vijayendra Prasad has opened up on controversies surrounding Roudram Ranam Rudhiram, or RRR. The SS Rajamouli movie acquired criticism from netizens for exhibiting Jr NTR‘s Komaram Bheem dressed within the conventional outfit of a Muslim character and Ram Charan’s Alluri Sitarama Raju dressed as a cop of their respective character teasers.

Addressing the criticism acquired for Jr NTR’s look in his character teaser, Vijayendra Prasad informed Movie Companion, “I inform you what’s the explanation behind. He’s being haunted by the Nizam of Hyderabad. So, he’s attempting to flee the individuals of Nizam police. So, what’s the greatest camouflage? Easy. He’s taking part in a Muslim boy in order that he gained’t be minimize.” When requested about Ram Charan’s avatar as a cop, he mentioned, “There’s a story behind it, which will likely be pleasantly shocking.”

Telangana BJP State President and Karimnagar MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar had threatened Rajamouli with violence and ‘distorting historic details’ after the poster was launched.


However does he get offended or disenchanted when movies obtain criticism or are trolled even earlier than its launch? “By no means. In Ramayana, somebody discovered fault in Sita. There’ll at all times be somebody to seek out fault in something and all the things. So, ignore them.”

Prasad additionally spoke concerning the stress of creating RRR grander and greater than Baahubali. He mentioned by no means the 2 movies might be in contrast with one another. He elaborated on his level by tracing SS Rajamouli’s journey as a filmmaker.

“Let me take you on SS Rajamouli’s journey. Rajamouli made his debut with Pupil No 1, completely scripted and supervised by Raghavendra Rao. He was not calling the pictures (with this movie). Then got here, Simhadri. It grew to become a blockbuster at the moment, surpassed all of the field workplace information. The interval shot of Simhadri was iconic. For the uninitiated Hindi viewers, let me give an instance, in Sadma, Sridevi loses her reminiscence and acts like a child. In Simhadri too, Jr NTR is caring for Bhumika Chawla. Within the interval, when villains come to kidnap her, hero fights ferociously for the lady however Bhumika remembers her flashback. She takes a crowbar and stabs the hero within the coronary heart. It was a surprising interval. Folks tried to mimic it for a number of years.”

In his subsequent movie, SS Rajamouli performed with the thought of rugby. Then got here Vikramarkudu, which termed SS Rajamouli as an entertainer. Chatrapati, Yamadonga and Magadheera, which was a reincarnation interval drama, adopted. After Magadheera’s main success, each hero was wanting ahead to working with Rajamouli however he selected comic Sunil for his movie Maryada Ramanna. After which, he made Eega the place a fly was the movie’s hero. And eventually, got here Baahubali. So, there is no such thing as a comparability between any of his films,” he mentioned, including that Baahubali was a visible expertise whereas RRR will likely be an emotional expertise.

“Baahubali gave spectacle a excessive half, right here (RRR) emotion is the excessive half, which India has not seen earlier than. It has emotion with motion and patriotism. So, you can’t draw any comparability between RRR and Baahubali,” he concluded.

RRR, starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan within the lead function, additionally stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn.

The movie, which was initially meant to launch on July 30, 2020, was delayed because of the pandemic. It can now come out in October.

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