Filmmaker SS Rajamouli, who’s presently within the US selling his newest film RRR, has signed with American leisure and sports activities company Creative Artists Agency (CAA), reported Deadline on Thursday.
Rajamouli has signed with CAA after the huge success of Jr NTR and Ram Charan-starrer RRR, which has earned over Rs 1000 crore worldwide.
RRR discovered a wider viewers, together with actors, filmmakers and movie critics, within the US after its launch on streaming platform Netflix. The recognition is such that it’s now producing Oscar buzz. In truth, SS Rajamouli has been attending a number of screenings in America and addressing the viewers as a part of his efforts to spice up the possibilities of RRR at 2023 Oscars.
During a Q&A session after the screening of RRR on the IFC Center in New York, Rajamouli revealed that he would very a lot respect profitable an Oscar award, but it surely is not going to change the way in which how he narrates a narrative.
“Whether RRR wins an Oscar or not, my plan for the next film is not going to change. Oscar will be a real boost for morale for the (film’s) unit and the country itself, but that’s not going to change the way I work. I constantly need to upgrade myself as a filmmaker. I have to update my tools of storytelling. That goes on the side. What I want to say and how I want to is not going to change,” the filmmaker stated.
However, earlier this week, RRR’s Oscar hope within the Best International Feature Film class was dashed after Film Federation of India (FFI) picked Gujarati movie Chhello Show as India’s 2023 Oscar entry. But the Telugu movie’s Oscar marketing campaign is way from over. Variance Films president Dylan Marchetti, who’s operating the marketing campaign for RRR within the US, stated that the film will probably be campaigning for a spot within the Best Picture class. He added that it has an opportunity within the Best Original Song (“Naatu Naatu”) class together with director, screenplay, cinematography, manufacturing design, enhancing and some different classes.
On the work entrance, SS Rajamouli will subsequent helm a “globetrotting action-adventure film”, starring Mahesh Babu within the lead function.