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RRR helmer SS Rajamouli reveals he wishes he'd directed the Malayalam movie franchise Drishyam

Rajamouli's much awaited epic saga RRR that stars Ram Charan and Jr NTR hit the theatres across the country on Friday.

  • OTTplay Team

Last Updated: 07.58 PM, Mar 25, 2022

RRR helmer SS Rajamouli reveals he wishes he'd directed the Malayalam movie franchise Drishyam

SS Rajamouli wishes to have directed the 'Drishyam' franchise

While ace director SS Rajamouli is known for delivering visual spectacles on-screen with pan-India films like the Bahubali franchise and the latest one - RRR, not many know that the helmer would've loved to have a chance to direct the films in the Drishyam franchise in Malayalam. Rajamouli's most recent offering RRR starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR in the leads has opened to a thunderous response from the audiences and the critics alike on the very first day of its release. The director and the actors had left no stones unturned to promote the film across the country.

During one such promotional interview with an online portal, Rajamouli was asked about any recent film that he had watched which made him feel like he would have liked to have directed it, pat came the reply, "That's the Drishyam franchise." He added saying that the first part of the film was great and its second part made for an even more thrilling watch. 

Rajamouli credited the terrific writing of the Drishyam films, having the perfect blend of emotions, intelligence, thrill and simplicity for capturing the audiences. Such a remark by a celebrated director like Rajamouli has definitely left the Malayali audiences in awe. 

This isn't the first time that the director has expressed his love for the Malayali audience. During one of the promotional events of RRR, Rajamouli had shared that his films like Bahubali and Magadheera which were widely loved in Kerala, opened the doors for him in God's own country. 

Meanwhile, RRR is gathering praises from all corners upon its release on March 25. The film is being loved and appreciated by the audience and the critics alike and is expected to rake in a total of approx Rs 15 crore at the Indian box office on the opening day. The film also stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in significant roles. The OTT rights of RRR have already been sold to Netflix and ZEE5. The film is expected to be available to stream online after 90 days of its theatrical release date.