Netflix to release documentary on RRR director S.S. Rajamouli in August

Presented by Anupama Chopra, Modern Masters: S.S. Rajamouli is jointly produced by Applause Entertainment and Film Companion

Calcutta, July 06, dmanewsdesk: Netflix will release the biographical documentary Modern Masters: S.S. Rajamouli on August 2, focusing on the filmmaker behind blockbusters like Baahubali and RRR, the streamer announced on Saturday.

Having announced the documentary, Netflix also promised to explore Rajamouli’s works by delving deep into his creative prowess. “One man. Numerous blockbusters. Endless ambition. What did it take for this legendary filmmaker to reach his peak? Modern Masters: S.S. Rajamouli, coming on 2 August, only on Netflix,” the streaming platform wrote on social media alongside a poster featuring Rajamouli.

Fans flooded the comments section with their love and excitement. “One of the greatest filmmakers of Indian Cinema,” one of them wrote.

Presented by Anupama Chopra, Modern Masters: S.S. Rajamouli is jointly produced by Applause Entertainment and Film Companion. The biopic reportedly offers insights into the Rajamouli’s oeuvre from contemporary filmmakers like James Cameron, Joe Russo and Karan Johar. It will also bring to light what actors like Prabhas, Jr NTR, Rana Daggubati and Ram Charan think about the filmmaker.

“S.S. Rajamouli is a visionary whose imagination has altered the course of Indian cinema,” said Anupama Chopra, who is presenting the documentary, said in a statement to US-based entertainment magazine Deadline. “His craft has captivated audiences around the world. His epic narratives have redefined storytelling standards. We are thrilled to work with Netflix and Applause Entertainment to highlight his extraordinary career and his lasting influence on the world of film,” she added.

The biographical documentary will be part of Netflix’s Modern Masters documentary series on Indian creatives. With interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, Modern Masters: S.S. Rajamouli will reportedly highlight the filmmaker’s influence on cinema.

Rajamouli last directed the epic period action drama RRR, which starred NTR Jr, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt and Shriya Saran. The film’s song Naatu Naatu won the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards, making it the first song from an Indian film to ever bag the trophy.

Source: The Telegraph online