June 16 : With the nation slowly and steadily returning to a normal situation after the second wave of the coronavirus, actors are resuming work on their pending projects. Filmmakers are reworking on their shoot schedules, as actors are adjusting their dates accordingly. Reportedly, Alia Bhatt is now set to resume work and head to complete her pending projects.
Before the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, Alia was simultaneously working on two of her major projects--Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi, and SS Rajamouli’s RRR. Earlier it was reported that the Gully Boy actress will resume shoot for Gangubai Kathiawadi on June 20, and complete her two days pending shooting, after which she will reportedly resume shoot for SS Rajamouli’s RRR. The Kalank actress will jetted off to Hyderabad and start shoot from July 1. The shoot for the film will continue for two to four weeks. The lead actors of the film, NTR and Ram Charan are also set to return to the sets of RRR.
In the last schedule of RRR, Rajamouli will reportedly film a duet with Ram Charan and Alia Bhatt, besides some important sequences that would take the narrative ahead.
Netflix and ZEE5 have acquired the streaming rights of the 400-crore budgeted mega epic drama. Helmed by SS Rajamouli, the film is produced by DVV Danayya. Earlier, the makers of the film had announced that post the theatrical release of the film, RRR’s Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada versions will be made available on ZEE5, while Netflix will stream the Hindi, Portuguese, Korean, Turkish and Spanish versions of RRR. Zee Network also holds the satellite rights of the Hindi version of RRR, while Star India network owns the television rights of the film’s Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada versions.
The makers of RRR are now aiming to release the film worldwide on October 13. The film stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, and Alison Doody. It is a fictional story about India's freedom fighters, Alluri Sitarama Raju played by Ram Charan, and Komaram Bheem essayed by Rama Rao, who fought against the British Raj and Nizam of Hyderabad respectively. Rajamouli scripted the film from the original story written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad.