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SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ team issues an official statement regarding the film’s chances for the Oscars!

Thursday, October 6, 2022 • Tamil Comments
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'RRR' is the recent cinematic mastery from the renowned maker SS Rajamouli after the history-redefining success of the 'Baahubali' saga. Starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR, RRR became the third highest-grossing Indian film with a closing collection of more than Rs 1110 crores worldwide.

RRR attracted many foreign people, especially westerners and introduced south Indian cinema to them. The film continued to dominate during the post-theatrical OTT release as well. RRR managed to be among the top 10 global films on Netflix till the 19th week. The entire film fraternity and fans expected that RRR would be the Indian government's official entry to the Oscars this year.

But the Gujarati film 'Chello Show' was officially selected by India for the Academy Awards. Now, the hot news is that the 'RRR' makers have decided to apply for the Oscars in the General category. According to sources, they have applied for the Oscars consideration under 15 categories. The team released an official statement regarding the same on social media. The press release read:

"#RRRFOROSCARS

We are honoured that RRR's overwhelming success represented Indian Cinema on the global stage by creating milestones at the worldwide box-office and uniting film buffs across the world by transcending linguistic & cultural barriers.

We're grateful to each & everyone who loved our film and cheered us over the past few months. You made this journey possible.

We applied to The Academy for Oscars consideration in the general category. We wish our RRR family the best and thank them from the bottom of our hearts for making this possible. Here's to continuing to win hearts and entertain audiences worldwide." (sic).

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