Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt to debut in Tollywood with SS Rajamouli's ‘RRR’
Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on his Twitter handle.
“BIGGG NEWS... Ajay Devgn to play a prominent role in SS Rajamouli's upcoming film #RRR... Set in 1920s... A story based on two legendary freedom fighters... Stars Jr NTR and Ram Charan. #RRRPressMeet,” he wrote.
There had been a lot of speculations about the film’s female lead being either Alia Bhatt or Parineeti Chopra. Putting all the rumours to rest, Taran also tweeted about Alia joining the big project.
He wrote, “BIGGG NEWS... Alia Bhatt in SS Rajamouli's upcoming film #RRR... Set in 1920s... A story based on two legendary freedom fighters... Stars Jr NTR and Ram Charan with Ajay Devgn. #RRRPressMeet.”
Alia will be seen playing one of the leading ladies in the film and Ajay will be seen essaying a pivotal role in a flashback episode.
The official Twitter handle of the movie also shared pictures of the actors welcoming them aboard.
Taran also went onto unveil the first look of the upcoming film along with sharing the release date of the film.
“#NewsBreak: And here comes the first look of #Baahubali director SS Rajamouli’s next film #RRR... Mark the release date: 30 July 2020... In #Hindi, #Telugu, #Tamil, #Malayalam and other Indian languages,” he wrote.
The film will be a fictional story set in the 1920s pre-independent era. It will be based on the lives of two legendary freedom fighters-- Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem.
Jr NTR will be portraying the role of Komaram Bheem and Ram Charan will be essaying the role of Alluri Sitharama Raju.
Ajay has previously worked with SS Rajamouli. Before Baahubali films, Rajamouli's ‘Makkhi’ was released in Hindi and Ajay and Kajol had done the narration of it.
The much-awaited film is slated to release on July 30, 2020. It will release in multiple languages including Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.