Prior to the Oscars, RRR will be re-released in more than 200 theatres nationwide through Variance Film and Sarigama Cinemas. The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles will host RRR’s biggest screening till date, which will be emceed by director S.S. Rajamouli, composer M.M. Keeravaani, and actor Ram Charan.
Brief story of RRR
RRR tells a fictitious story that takes place in the 1920s while drawing influence from the lives of independence heroes Komaram Bheem and Alluri Sitarama Raju. Also, Rajamouli’s native state of Andhra Pradesh and Telegana being divided in 2014 served as inspiration for the film’s socioeconomic theme. Instead, the film’s Indian characters are bound together by their united antagonism to British imperialism.
References to Hindu Mythology
The Ramayana and the Mahabharata, two of India’s main Hindu mythical epics, are references in RRR. Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem, the two main characters who are based on real-life individuals, are also modelled after their namesakes from Hindu mythology. Whereas Komaram Bheem is comparable to the powerful and unyielding Bhima of the Mahabharata, Rama Raju has traits in common with the flexible and skillful Rama of the Ramayana.
Revolutionaries as a source of inspiration
While having two real-life revolutionaries as its inspiration, ‘RRR’ rewrites history to consider what may have occurred if leaders Raju and Bheem had worked together. Raju was actually an Indian rebel who led an armed uprising against British colonialists who had invaded the nation. Raju stole weapons from police stations and gave them to the neighbourhood peasants. The real-life Bheem also resisted colonialism, with his actions concentrated on British India’s Hyderabad State. Bheem’s place in Telugu legend was cemented when he was slain by police in 1940.
Both characters have the potential to act recklessly and cause great destruction when acting alone, but when working together, the revolutionaries counterbalance one another’s unique characteristics and increase their ability to bring about change. The essential difference between the characters adds to the dramatic spectacle of visual effects.
The two contrasting elements that are employed to conceptually symbolize Raju and Bheem throughout “RRR” are fire and water. The relationship is very clear in the movie’s opening sequences, and the original motion poster created to advertise the movie emphasizes it even more.
Animal Imagery indication
Another perspective to the movie comprises a variety of animals, including tigers, leopards, and wolves. The visual of the animals also connects to the film’s main theme that Indians are treated like animals by colonial forces even if these wild creatures are featured in ‘RRR’s’ more extravagant action sequences. During the entire movie, British colonists likened Indians to animals or the prey.
The Friday following the Los Angeles premiere, the ‘RRR’ re-release will have its national debut in more than 200 cinemas on March 3rd. It’s important to note that the movie will be shown in theatres in its original Telugu form. Although a lot of people have found the big, three-hour extravaganza on Netflix.
Awards and Acclaims
The movie RRR with Ram Charan and Jr. NTR has received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song in 2023. The song Naatu Naatu from the movie received a Golden Globe for Best Original Song. Also, it received several foreign honours, including those from the Chicago Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Circle, and Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. In the west, RRR has been embraced with open arms. It also received rave reviews from Russo brothers to James Cameron and many other eminent directors.
Third theatrical release of RRR
A third theatrical outing for RRR is unquestionably merited. The Telugu movie is being praised by reviewers and spectators alike throughout the whole film industry as being at the pinnacle of cinema, with memorable music, jaw-dropping action scenes, and enough heart to keep audiences riveted to the story of two close-knit Indian rebels.
According to Christian Parks, co-founder of Beyond Fest mentioned that since the first screening of RRR over eight months ago, they have witnessed Rajamouli’s epic transcend cultural borders and develop to become an all-out worldwide phenomenon.