RRR is an upcoming Indian Telugu-language period action drama film written and directed by S. S. Rajamouli. It stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt and Olivia Morris. It is a fictional story about India’s freedom fighters, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem who fought against the British Raj and Nizam of Hyderabad respectively. The film was scheduled for release on 8 January 2021 along with the dubbed versions in Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil languages, but has been deferred to a later date due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The team finished shooting for their schedule recently and Alia Bhatt who has a pivotal role in the movie shared her experience on shooting for the film not just in Hindi but Telugu as well in one of the interview.
Alia shared, “Shooting for this film was a very different experience for me because along with Hindi, I also had to shoot in Telugu, which is a language I don’t know. I literally lived with the lines for a year and a half. By the end of it I was speaking my lines in my sleep.”
She further added, “I was waking up and saying my lines for breakfast, snack and dinner. I’m extremely excited and thrilled to be a part of this film to be directed by Rajamouli sir and to work with these extremely talented and larger than life actors Junior NTR and Ram Charan.”
The shooting for the film resumed in October once the lockdown due to Covid-19 eased. Alia Bhatt joined the team in first week of December and recently completed her first schedule.