'RRR' in Oscar race; Jr NTR-Ram Charan in best actor category, Rajamouli direction
Hyderabad: The team of 'RRR' shared the good news with the movie buffs. The team said that they are entering the Oscar race. A statement has been released on the social media platform Twitter. ‘RRR’ has created many records at the worldwide box office.
“We are proud to see the success of 'RRR', which represented the Indian cinema on the global stage. 'RRR' erased linguistic and cultural boundaries and united film fans across the world. Thanks to everyone, who has been showering praises on this film for months. We are entering the Oscar race because of all of you. We have applied for the Oscar awards in the general category. We are deeply grateful to all those who have supported us in this journey," the RRR team posted on Twitter.
A few days ago, Hollywood magazine Variety said that 'RRR' is likely to be in the Oscar race. With this, there was a strong campaign that this film will definitely get an award. Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap also told about this movie craze in an interview.
He said that if 'RRR' is sent to the Oscars on behalf of India, this film will surely win the award. But, the government sent the film 'Chello Show' to the Oscars on behalf of India. However, the 'RRR' team was not discouraged, but decided to compete for the award in the general category.
'RRR' was directed by SS Rajamouli in which Ram Charan and Jr NTR acted as heroes. At the worldwide box office, the movie collected has collected more than RS 1,200 crore. The Hindi version of 'RRR' is streaming on Netflix. Ever since it was released on the OTT platform, the film has been showered with praise. This movie is still trending in Netflix Global Chart's top ten movies.