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Scoop: RRR Makes Last-Minute Cuts




As  Rajamouli’s  long-beleaguered  epic RRR  faces  unexpected  competition  from Vivek Agnihotri’s  The Kashmir Files the  team has decided to  snip  off  some minutes  from the  final edit.

This means   RRR had to return to the censor board  this week. The rules are that   even if the slightest change, addition  or subtraction is made, the  censor  board  must re-view the  film.

Sources  from Hyderabad inform that  5 extra  minutes  has been snipped  off  now  bringing the final running-time of RRR  to 3 hours and 2 minutes. This is seen to be  way  too lengthy.

A  worried exhibitor from Bihar Roshan  Singh  says, “Lengthy films like Jhund and Radhe Shyam are  not doing well. Then there  is  The Kashmir Files. If RRR is  more than  3 hours long,  shows  would have to  be cut down accordingly. Also  apart from Pushpa  the  dubbed South films are  not doing well.”

Interestingly the  the censor board has removed  two abuses  from the dialogues  in the Telugu  version  of RRR. These  abuses have not been removed from the  Hindi  version  of RRR.

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