SS Rajamouli's 'RRR' earns praise from 'Doctor Strange' director
SS Rajamouli's magnum opus RRR has been making waves both in domestic and international markets since its release. After seeing immense success at home, the film is now winning hearts abroad ever since it made its way to Netflix. RRR's fan base now includes renowned names like Hollywood filmmaker Scott Derrickson (Doctor Strange) and also screenwriter Jon Spaihts (Dune, Doctor Strange, Passengers), among others.
Derrickson called 'RRR' 'awesomely outrageous roller coaster of a movie'
Praising Ram Charan and Jr. NTR's film, Derrickson shared a GIF on Twitter on Saturday and wrote, "To celebrate my birthday last night, my wife, kids, and I watched @RRRMovie — what an awesomely outrageous roller coaster of a movie. Loved it (sic)." RRR's producer DVV Entertainment responded to Derrickson's tweet, writing, "From the director of Doctor Strange. Thank you, Scott :) #RRRMovie (sic)."
Take a look at the tweet here
Other reactions by Hollywood filmmakers
Filmmaker Derrickson was the latest Hollywood biggie to appreciate the film on a public platform. Previously, filmmaker James Gunn, who has films like The Suicide Squad (2021) and the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise to his credit, also tweeted that he had seen the film and he "totally dug it." Last week, Doctor Strange's (2016) screenwriter Spaihts also took to Twitter to laud RRR.
Here's what other Hollywood biggies had to say
Spaihts had tweeted, "Holy hell, RRR. Has any movie ever packed more movie into a movie? What a ride. Still thinking about it a couple days later (sic)." Earlier Doctor Strange's co-writer C Robert Cargill too praised the film. He wrote that his friends initiated him into the "cult of RRR" and after watching the film, he became "fully, truly, deeply a member."
Cargill's reaction tweet
Details about film's plot, cast, more
For the unversed, RRR is an epic fictional tale that revolves around the lives of two Indian freedom fighters, Alluri Sitarama Raju (Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Jr. NTR), set in the pre-independence era. Actors Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Olivia Morris, Ray Stevenson, and Alison Doody play prominent roles in the film. RRR is currently streaming on Netflix.