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Rajamouli praises Malayalam industry at Premalu event: 'Produces the best actors in Indian cinema'

Rajamouli attended a special success celebration of Premalu held in Hyderabad. He spoke highly about the film and the performances.

Rajamouli praises Malayalam industry at Premalu event: 'Produces the best actors in Indian cinema'

Rajamouli at Premalu event

Last Updated: 10.38 AM, Mar 13, 2024


Premalu, the Malayalam blockbuster, was released along with two other Telugu biggies Bhimaa and Gaami on March 8, 2024. Surprisingly, the romantic drama has emerged as the box office winner and the day four numbers are better than day one. A small event was held in Hyderabad and acclaimed filmmaker SS Rajamouli was the chief guest.

Rajamouli hails Malayalam film industry

While speaking at the event, Rajamouli hailed the Malayalam film industry and also wished everyone who made the film. "With a lot of jealousy and pain, I admit that the Malayalam industry produces better actors in Indian cinema," he remarked. This comment won a thunderous applause at the event.


Not many know that Rajamouli's son, SS Karthikeya, bought the dubbing rights of Premalu and released it in Telugu. As the word of mouth is good, more screens are being added for the film in Hyderabad and other cities of Telugu states.

Rajamouli calls Mamitha Baiju the next big thing

Rajamouli further said that he had not been that happy when his son bought the rights to Premalu as he had no idea about the Malayalam movie, starring Naslen and Mamitha Baiju. “But the moment I watched the film, I was blown away. I loved the film and admired the performances. Mamitha Baiju can become the next heartthrob like Sai Pallavi," he added.

Rajamouli also spoke at length about what he loved in the film. "I am not a fan of comedy and romantic dramas, and went to watch the film reluctantly. But the way comedy, drama, and emotions were executed was superb in Premalu," said the RRR director.

Finally, SS Rajamouli praised director Aditya Haasan who penned the Telugu dialogues. "The Telugu writer should be applauded for his fine work. I never felt Premalu was a dubbed film. Such was the impact created by the dialogue writer," Rajamouli concluded.

Premalu is already in the safe zone and with Gaami and Bhimaa slowing down, the 'A' center audience is preferring to watch this film. With the weekend setting in the next few days, occupancy for Premalu is going to go higher for sure.

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