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OTTplay Changemakers Awards 2023: Makuta VFX wins ‘Best Visual Effects’ award for RRR

The OTTplay Changemakers Awards 2023 is a novel attempt to honour and celebrate Indian talents that have raised the bar with their work, such as Makuta Visual Effects

OTTplay Changemakers Awards 2023: Makuta VFX wins ‘Best Visual Effects’ award for RRR
Still from Naatu Naatu, RRR

Last Updated: 11.15 PM, Mar 26, 2023


S.S. Rajamouli's most recent film RRR became a seminal theatrical experience that boasted exceptional technical work. The visual effects of the film not only elevated the storytelling to a new high but also raised the bar as far as the application of technology in Indian cinema is considered. Recognizing this, the Hyderabad-based VFX facility Makuta has been honoured with the 'Best Visual Effects' award at the prestigious OTTplay Changemakers Awards 2023.

The glamourous awards ceremony took place on Sunday, March 26, amid a lot of fanfare at Mumbai's JW Marriott (Juhu) hotel. OTTplay Changemakers Awards 2023 was attended by several noted names of the Indian film fraternity, including Rishab Shetty, Ayan Mukerji, Mrunal Thakur, Rajkumar Rao, Tovino Thomas, Armaan Malik, Oscar Winner Guneet Monga, and several others.

Makuta Visual Effects' lustrous repertoire includes some of the biggest titles of Indian cinema, including Baahubali: The Beginning, Baahubali: The Conclusion, Rangasthalam, Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero, Shankar's 2.0 (starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar), Saaho (starring Prabhas), Megastar Chiranjeevi's Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, Allu Arjun starrer Pushpa: The Rise and, of course, RRR. Their long list of projects also includes international titles like the Marvel superhero series Legion and the Chinese production Genghis Khan.

OTTplay Changemakers Awards 2023 is a novel attempt at recognizing and honouring the groundbreakers and trendsetters of the entertainment industry. With Indian cinema currently undergoing a paradigm shift in terms of the content it represents and the global reach it commands, the event deems it pertinent to honour and boost the confidence of those who are bringing about this change. This is the maiden edition of the OTTplay Changemakers Awards 2023.

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