Suddenly, there is a lot of media focus on S S Rajamouli’s RRR going to the Oscars in 2023. Admittedly there is a huge buzz in the West surrounding RRR. No Indian film in recent times has created such a strong impact outside India.
However sources in the know say these stories of RRR being Oscar-bound are not only premature but also baseless.
“The committee to decide which film will go to the Oscars in 2023 has not even been formed as yet. Where is the question of RRR or any film being up for reckoning at this stage when we don’t even know the quality of films to come for the rest of the year?” asks an informed source.
Apparently Rajamouli believes his film is Oscar-bound.Sources from Hyderabad say he and his RRR team are setting aside a huge budget for pre-Oscar promotion of the film in Los Angeles. But boss, let the film being selected.Why the premature excitement?