SS Rajamouli: News

Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli is an Indian film director and screenwriter born on October 10, 1973. He primarily works in the Telugu film industry. Rajamouli started his career by directing Telugu soap operas, under popular director K Raghavendra Rao's guidance, on ETV. He made his directorial debut in Telugu films with the 2001 Jr. NTR starrer 'Student No. 1'. He got his breakthrough with the 2006 Telugu action film 'Vikramarkudu', which was later remade in Kannada as 'Veera Madakari' (2009), in Tamil as 'Siruthai' (2011), and in Hindi as 'Rowdy Rathore' (2012). He is best known for directing fantasy action films, such as 'Magadheera' (2009), 'Eega' (2012), 'Baahubali: The Beginning' (2015), and 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017). Notably, the 'Baahubali' franchise emerged as the highest-grossing film series in India of all time, earning Rs. 1,810 crore approximately. His 'Baahubali: The Conclusion' won the American Saturn Award for Best International Film as well as the Australian Telstra People's Choice Award. In 2016, he was conferred Padma Shri by the Government of India. He has won numerous National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards, Nandi Awards, and SIIMAs, among others.

27 Feb 2024

Happy Birthday

Manoj Muntashir's birthday: His approach to writing 'Baahubali's Hindi dialogues

Writer-lyricist-poet Manoj Muntashir is a wordsmith extraordinaire!

26 Feb 2024

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu's journey: 14 years, multiple monumental roles

For 14 years, Samantha Ruth Prabhu has enamored audiences with her versatility, effortlessly transitioning between feisty and vulnerable characters.

12 Feb 2024

Telugu Films

Chelsea Islan follows SS Rajamouli on Instagram; sparks 'SSMB29' rumors

SS Rajamouli is one of the most sought-after directors in the world after delivering bumper success with RRR.

22 Jan 2024

Telugu Films

'SSMB29': SS Rajamouli-Mahesh Babu's tentative filming date out

Superstar Mahesh Babu is currently basking in the glory of Guntur Kaaram's box office success.

13 Jan 2024


Sharad Kelkar on journey as voice actor after 'Baahubali'

Sharad Kelkar was already a popular film-TV actor, but he touched unprecedented heights of acclaim and nationwide recognition with SS Rajamouli's Baahubali (2015-17) series.

10 Jan 2024

Mahesh Babu

'Guntur Kaaram' advance booking: Early morning shows; hiked prices

Get ready Mahesh Babu fans, as the much-awaited film, Guntur Kaaram is set to hit theaters on Friday.

03 Jan 2024


Prabhas chalks out similarities and differences between Prashanth Neel-SS Rajamouli

Rebel Star Prabhas is currently basking in the glory of his recently released actioner Salaar. The film marked his resurgence at the box office and is ranking in huge chunks globally.

08 Dec 2023

Ramoji Film City

Explainer: Why Ramoji Film City is significant to Indian cinema

If you have been to Hyderabad, chances are, your tour guide wouldn't have let you come back without a trip to Ramoji Film City.

03 Nov 2023

Tamil Cinema

Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2' 'INTRO' is about hope and resilience

Senapathy is one of the cult characters of Kamal Haasan and director Shankar is bringing it back with the much-awaited sequel Indian 2.

02 Nov 2023

Tamil Cinema

Rajinikanth, SS Rajamouli to unveil Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2' intro

Kamal Haasan's Indian 2 is one of the most anticipated sequels and now the wait is over!

10 Oct 2023

Telugu Films

#SSMB29: Mahesh Babu wishes SS Rajamouli on 50th birthday

SS Rajamouli is a world-renowned director known for his scaling, visually extravagant storytelling and presenting his protagonists in a never-before-seen avatar.

01 Oct 2023

Kannada Films

'Ghost' trailer: Actor Shiva Rajkumar channels inner gangster in heist-thriller

The highly-anticipated Kannada action heist thriller Ghost's trailer was released on Sunday. It stars actor-producer Shiva Rajkumar in a gripping gangster role.

19 Sep 2023


'Made In India': SS Rajamouli announces Dadasaheb Phalke biopic

SS Rajamouli is a brand in himself and the master director is known for his vision, nerve-bending storytelling and for mounting mammoth projects. After the global sensation RRR, Rajamouli is back with his new project titled Made In India.

08 Sep 2023


'Jawan' mania: Mahesh Babu to Kangana, celebrities praise SRK starrer

Shah Rukh Khan's Jawan fever has taken over the world and the box office figures are going crazy.

25 Aug 2023

National Film Awards

#69thNationalFilmAwards: 'Jai Bhim,' 'Karnan,' 'Minnal Murali' completely ignored

The 69th National Film Awards were announced in Delhi on Thursday evening.

19 Aug 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

#Gadar2 enters Rs. 300cr club: Fastest films to achieve feat

It is one thing to earn well at the box office and completely another to set it ablaze in a way that few films have.

26 Jul 2023

Telugu Films

Vijayendra Prasad teases 'RRR 2' to be set in Africa

SS Rajamouli's RRR has been a global revelation. From winning the Golden Globe Award and Academy Award to being a commercial success, the film did wonders. Ever since its release, there has been speculation if the makers will mount another sequel.

10 Jul 2023

Mahesh Babu

SS Rajamouli, Mahesh Babu's 'SSMB29' to surpass 'RRR' in grandeur

The highly-anticipated collaboration between filmmaker SS Rajamouli and Mahesh Babu for the upcoming pan-Indian project—tentatively titled SSMB29—has generated significant buzz among fans.

09 Jun 2023


'RRR': Chris Hemsworth wishes to work with Jr. NTR-Ram Charan

The RRR mania is not ceasing anytime soon!

31 May 2023

Telugu Films

Mahesh Babu unveils 'SSMB28' poster; dedicates to father, Krishna

Mahesh Babu is a bonafide superstar of Telugu films. The actor enjoys a huge fan following and they are always looking forward to his upcoming releases. The actor is set to star in a film tentatively titled SSMB28. It is being helmed by Trivikram.

27 May 2023

Upcoming Movies

Happy 81st birthday, V Vijayendra Prasad: 5 upcoming titles

Renowned Indian film writer V Vijayendra Prasad has given some of the biggest blockbusters to Indian cinema. Prasad, who is also a Rajya Sabha member, is credited for superhit films such as Chatrapathi, Baahubali franchise, and RRR. He has frequently collaborated with his filmmaker son, SS Rajamouli.

23 May 2023


Who was Ray Stevenson? 'RRR' actor passes away at 58

The actor who played the wicked British governor Scott Buxton in 2022's RRR, Ray Stevenson, passed away on Sunday.

04 May 2023

NewsBytes Exclusive

#NewsBytesExclusive: Prabhas gave me confidence for 'Chatrapathi,' says Sreenivas Bellamkonda  

Telugu star Sreenivas Bellamkonda is set to mark his Bollywood debut with VV Vinayak's Chatrapathi. The film is a Hindi remake of the 2005 Telugu movie of the same title which was helmed by SS Rajamouli and starred Prabhas in the lead.

12 Apr 2023

Mahesh Babu

'SSMB29': Mahesh Babu's character inspired by Lord Hanuman, per report 

After the massive popularity of the Academy Award-winning RRR, the expectations from SS Rajamouli are skyrocketing.

06 Apr 2023

MM Keeravani

SS Rajamouli reacts to MM Keeravani's Padma Shri win

MM Keeravani has made every Indian proud with the Academy Award win for RRR's Naatu Naatu. As the world grooves to the beats of this song, the maestro has been awarded the fourth highest civilian honor—Padma Shri—by President of India Droupadi Murmu.

06 Apr 2023

Padma Shri

Tracing the music journey of Padma Shri MM Keeravani

After winning an Oscar and a Golden Globe Award, music composer MM Keeravani added another feather to his hat. He was awarded Padma Shri by President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday.

30 Mar 2023


'Chatrapathi' teaser: Bellamkonda Sreenivas set for his action-packed Hindi debut

Telugu actor Bellamkonda Sreenivas is all set to mark his Hindi debut with the upcoming film Chatrapathi. The makers of the film released its first teaser on Thursday, showing glimpses of the action and drama that it will offer.

29 Mar 2023


Oops! Priyanka Chopra calls 'RRR' a Tamil movie, gets trolled

The internet is a two-way sword. It can either make you go viral for the right reasons or troll you massively. It can get brutal if you've had a slip of tongue or said something factually incorrect. It doesn't spare anyone, especially celebrities.

27 Mar 2023


SS Rajamouli's 'Chatrapathi' Hindi remake's release date announced

Bollywood making remakes of South Indian films is not a new phenomenon. Jayantilal Gada's production house Pen India has hopped on the bandwagon and announced their upcoming release, titled Chatrapathi hitting the theaters on May 12, 2023.

23 Mar 2023

Telugu Films

Why is #JanhviKapoor trending on Twitter? Details inside

Janhvi Kapoor is one of the prominent stars of Bollywood. The actor is currently trending on Twitter and netizens wonder why!

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Indian celebrities rocked the Oscar red carpet: Take a look

The most awaited 95th Academy Awards was held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on March 12 to honor the films released in 2022.

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Academy Awards 2023: 'EEAAO' wins 7 Oscars; full winners list

Academy Awards 2023 was a humongous success, and we got a very diverse range of winners in the 95th edition.

11 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

It's confirmed! Lauren Gottlieb to perform 'Naatu Naatu' at Oscars

RRR's sensational song Naatu Naatu, which has brought several international laurels to the Indian film industry, is moments away from potentially scripting history at the 95th Academy Awards.

10 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Academy Awards 2023: Priyanka Chopra co-hosts South Asian Excellence night

Priyanka Chopra is a bonafide star who is straddling both Bollywood and Hollywood with ease. The "Desi Girl" is currently gearing up for the Academy Awards 2023.

10 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Academy Awards 2023: When, where to watch ceremony in India

Cinephiles around the world are gearing up for the most prestigious award ceremony.

09 Mar 2023

Ram Charan

Ram Charan hints at Hollywood debut: Everything to know

The staggering success of RRR has made its lead actors, Ram Charan and Jr. NTR, a worldwide sensation.

05 Mar 2023


'Pathaan' becomes highest-grossing Hindi film, overtakes 'Baahubali 2' Hindi version

Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone-John Abraham starrer Pathaan is on a rampage and has swept away several films in its tsunami!

04 Mar 2023


'RRR' fever: BTS's Jungkook vibes on 'Naatu Naatu' 

Worldwide, RRR fever is spreading like wildfire!

03 Mar 2023

Box Office Collection

'Pathaan' to 'Dangal': Top highest-grossing Hindi films of all time

Every time a big-budget film is released, all eyes go on the box office numbers.

01 Mar 2023


Oscars: Will Ram Charan-Jr. NTR dance on 'Naatu Naatu' live

Naatu Naatu is making the world dance!

27 Feb 2023


'RRR' to re-release in US theaters on March 3

RRR has put India on the world map of cinema and has been receiving love from all corners of the world.

25 Feb 2023


SS Rajamouli names Dhanush's 'Aadukalam' among top 5 film recommendations

SS Rajamouli and Co are currently basking in the glory of RRR, and its successful awards haul.

25 Feb 2023

Academy Awards

Academy Awards: Ram Charan expresses interest in performing 'Naatu Naatu'

RRR should add two more "R"s for its "rampant rage" at the award shows this season.

23 Feb 2023


#CriticsChoiceSuperAwards: Ram Charan, Jr. NTR competing for Best Actor

Actors Ram Charan and Jr. NTR have been pitted against one another in the Best Actor category for the upcoming Critics Choice Super Awards.

21 Feb 2023


Ram Charan to present at HCA Awards; 'RRR' nominated

Superstar Ram Charan is currently basking in the success of RRR which made him a global star. The Zanjeer actor left for the US on Tuesday donning an all-black ethnic outfit.

21 Feb 2023


Dadasaheb Phalke Awards roundup: All the winners and must-see moments

The annual Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2023 (DPIFF) was held in Mumbai on Monday evening and the who's who of the film and television industry descended on the red carpet ahead of the event.

19 Feb 2023


Twitter unblocks 'RRR's 'Naatu Naatu' ad after Variance Films' complaint

RRR is one of the biggest films of 2022 and has awed viewers across the spectrum globally. From winning a Golden Globe Award to getting a nomination at the upcoming 2023 Academy Awards, the SS Rajamouli magnum opus has been a rage.

19 Feb 2023


Kangana supports Rajamouli over religious views after 'right-wingers' slam filmmaker

Kangana Ranaut has always been known to speak her mind. Whether it is about slamming trolls or voicing her opinion on nepotism, political scenarios, and more, she has never minced her words.

18 Feb 2023


'RRR': Chiranjeevi expresses pride as James Cameron lauds Ram Charan

RRR is one of the most loved films of 2022, not only in India but also across the world.

11 Feb 2023


Steven Spielberg to James Cameron: Hollywood filmmakers who loved 'RRR'

Filmmaker SS Rajamouli's RRR is one of the biggest and most successful Indian films of all time.

03 Feb 2023

Telugu Films

Legendary filmmaker K Viswanath's demise; Chiranjeevi, Rajamouli attend last rites

Legendary filmmaker and a prominent name in the Telugu film industry, Kasinadhuni Viswanath died late on Thursday night, at the age of 92, after suffering from age-related ailments.

30 Jan 2023

Telugu Films

Nani's much-anticipated film 'Dasara' teaser out

The much-awaited teaser for Nani's next film, Dasara, is here. Helmed by Srikanth Odela, the teaser, with stunning visuals, appears to tell the story of one man from a small village rising up to fight for his people.

28 Jan 2023


SS Rajamouli expresses gratitude after 'RRR's 100-day run in Japan 

SS Rajamouli's RRR has been one of the biggest films of 2022. The film has been a rage not only in India but across the world.

26 Jan 2023

Ravi Teja

Ravi Teja birthday special: 5 must-watch movies of Telugu star

Roaring Ravi Teja is one of the highest-paid actors in the Tollywood industry and enjoys immense fan following across the globe.

25 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

'RRR' snubbed at Oscars; other biggies to not get nominated

Academy Awards is one of the most prestigious awards in the world for cinema and filmmaking. The nominees of Oscars 2023 were announced on Tuesday (IST) by Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams.

24 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023: 4 Indian films running for nominations

The nominations for Academy Awards 2023 are going to be extra special for India as at least 10 Indian films had made it through the longlist of nominations. Of these, four Indian films have been shortlisted, so far.

21 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

Jr. NTR on 'USA Today' Oscars Best Actor prediction list

RRR has emerged as a major phenomenon in the world of cinema, especially in the West.

19 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

Academy Awards 2023: Who'll announce nominations, when, where to watch  

The nominations announcement of the 95th Academy Awards will take place on Tuesday (January 24).

17 Jan 2023


'RRR' star Jr. NTR comments on accent-debate after getting trolled

RRR is currently on an award haul after their win at the Golden Globe Awards, Critics Choice Awards, and LA Critics Circle. The film has been a rage in the West, and everyone is in awe of ace director SS Rajamouli's craft.

16 Jan 2023


James Cameron loved 'RRR'; Rajamouli shares post with 'Avatar' helmer

With every passing day, RRR is adding feathers to its cap. The film has become a rage globally and fans are loving it. Recently, the director of the movie, SS Rajamouli took to Twitter to share his interaction with ace filmmaker James Cameron and what he felt about RRR.

16 Jan 2023

Critics Choice Awards

'RRR' bags two Critics Choice Awards; check other major winners

There is no stopping SS Rajamouli's global phenomenon RRR!

15 Jan 2023


'RRR': MM Keeravani bags LA Critics' Best Music Score award

Noted music director MM Keeravani has added another feather to his cap as he picked up the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) Best Music Score Award for the much-acclaimed film RRR.

14 Jan 2023


Jr. NTR talks about 'politics' behind India's Oscars selection

After winning a Golden Globe Award, RRR is now looking to bag a nomination at the Oscars 2023.

11 Jan 2023

Golden Globe Awards

What makes Golden Globe-winning 'Naatu Naatu' from 'RRR' so special?

Naatu Naatu composed by MM Keeravani won the Best Original Song at the Golden Globe Awards 2023 in Los Angeles on Wednesday. This high-on-energy song from SS Rajamouli's RRR became a rage since its release.