Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn is playing an extended cameo role in S.S. Rajamouli’s upcoming directorial RRR, elaborated as Roudram Ranam Rudhiram. The film is set against the pre independence era of the 1920s, RRR is a fictitious story based on legendary freedom fighters, Alluri Seetharamaraju played by Ram Charan and Komaram Bheem played by Jr. NTR.
According to the latest reports, Ajay Devgn will be seen in the role of a nationalist and the guru of both the revolutionary leaders Alluri Seetharamaraju and Komaram Bheem in their early years.
A source close to the movie told Mumbai Mirror “Ajay has shot for around 10 days at the Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad and a set of Delhi from the 1900s was recreated. He appears in the flashback scenes along with the lead actors(sic.)”
The source added “Rajamouli paid a tribute to Ajay in Makkhi and the two have been good friends since. Ajay gave the nod within minutes of the narration. Though it is an extended cameo, his track will remind one of his National Award winning performances in The Legend of Bhagat Singh and sets the tone for the drama involving the two leads(sic.)”
RRR has completed 75 % of shooting and Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, who is playing the role of Sita has to shoot for another 10% in the film. Ram Charan was supposed to join the shoot in May and play a big part in the remaining 25% but has been postponed due to the Coronavirus lockdown. The film, which was earlier scheduled to hit the screens January 2021, will get a new release date.