RRR: Breaking Boundaries


Saisree Kumar

The film can add an Oscar for “Best Music (Original Song” for the song “Naatu Naatu” to a long list of awards.

The hit international movie on Netflix, “RRR,” directed by S.S. Rajamouli, has become an international hit since its release on Netflix. The movie recently won a Grammy for Best Original Song in a Movie and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film.

The film explores themes of freedom, brotherhood, and sacrifice. It is set in the 1920s and follows the story of two revolutionaries, Alluri Starama Raju and Komaram Bheem, who fought against the British Raj in India. The film explores the idea of freedom and the lengths people will go to achieve it. The bond of brotherhood between the two main characters, who come from different backgrounds but share the same goal, is intertwined throughout the narrative. The two characters also possess superhuman abilities that they gain from their relation to the Hindu god, Ram, and the warrior, Bheema. The sacrifices they make for their cause are, at the film’s heart, a testament to the human spirit and willingness to fight for what’s right. The film also explores the idea of patriotism and the love that people have for their country.

The Indian period action film was directed by the acclaimed filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, best known for his blockbuster epic “Baahubali” series. Rajamouli is known for his grand cinematic vision, larger-than-life characters, and spectacular visual effects. His previous films have been a major box office success, breaking records and garnering critical acclaim in India and globally. Even Marvel directors James Gunn and Jon Spaihts highly praised the movie. Since reaching global audiences on Netflix, there have been many misconceptions surrounding the movie. RRR was introduced on Netflix as a Hindi movie. However, the film is actually a Telugu movie that is not associated with Bollywood, the film industry for Hindi movies. The movie was made into several Indian languages to broaden its reach across the country and now the globe.

“RRR” is a visually stunning film that transports audiences to a world of grandeur and epic proportions. The scenes are intricately crafted, and the attention to detail is impeccable. From the grand palaces to rugged countrysides, the scenery is breathtaking. The battle scenes are incredibly realistic, and the cinematography captures the action in a way that immerses the viewer in the middle of the action. The landscapes of India come alive on screen with bright colors, intricate architecture, and natural beauty. As the characters move through the story, the scenery changes seamlessly, making the viewer feel like they are on a journey with them.

The movie comes to life because of its impressive star cast, including the gorgeous Ram Charan, Jr. NTR, Ajay Devgn, and Alia Bhatt. Ram Charan, known for his dynamic performances, is one of the leading actors in the Telugu film industry. He has delivered several blockbuster hits, including “Magadheera” and “Rangasthalam.” Jr. NTR, another prominent actor in Telugu cinema, has won multiple awards for his performances in films like “Nannaku Prematho” and “Janatha Garage.” Ajay Devgn, a Bollywood superstar, has an extensive filmography with a wide range of memorable roles, from the intense “Gangaajal” to the hilarious “Golmaal” series. Alia Bhatt, one of the most sought-after actresses in Bollywood, has delivered a string of critically acclaimed performances in films like “Raazi” and “Gully Boy.” With such a talented and diverse cast, “RRR” promises to be a cinematic treat for audiences.

Aside from the action, the thrill, and the adventure, RRR is considered a musical, incorporating the typical Indian style of combining story and musical songs. The film has a mesmerizing soundtrack that complements the film’s epic nature. The music is composed by M. M. Keeravani, who has previously collaborated with the film’s director S.S. Rajamouli on the “Baahubali” series. The soundtrack features a mix of Indian classical and modern arrangements, focusing on traditional instruments like the flute, sitar, and tabla. The vocals are equally impressive, with some of the biggest names in the Indian music industry lending their voices to the songs. The lyrics are poetic and evoke many emotions, from the triumphant “Dosti” to the haunting “Komma Uyyala.” The music of “RRR” is not just a background score but an integral part of the film, adding depth to the characters and amplifying the emotions it invokes. Overall, the soundtrack of “RRR” is a testament to the power of music-enhancing storytelling. It is sure to leave the listener wanting more.

Overall, “RRR” is a powerful film that tells an inspiring story of courage. It is a feast for the eyes and is a must-watch for anyone who appreciates the art of filmmaking or simply enjoys a good action film with a solid emotional core. The fact that the film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song is not surprising.