Hyderabad: Versatile Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn will soon be making their Telugu debut with upcoming film RRR, director SS Rajamouli announced here on Thursday, March 14 in Hyderabad.

While Alia will be seen playing one of the leading ladies and romancing Ram Charan, Ajay will be seen essaying a crucial role in a flashback episode.

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Addressing reporters, Rajamouli said that RRR will be a fictional story set in 1920s pre-independent India and it will be based on few years in the lives of two real heroes and well-known revolutionaries — Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem.

Rajamouli also said, “This will be a fictional story on the lives of Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. There are gaps in the lives of these legendary freedom fighters that we don’t know about. We don’t know what happened in their lives in these years. It is through this fictional story we’d like to show what could have happened in their lives and what would have happened if they met and bonded."

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Rajamouli also revealed that the film would have Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt playing the leading lady opposite Ram Charan in the plot and Ajay Devgn who will be playing a strong role in the film. At the same time, Daisy Edgar Jones will be paired opposite Jr NTR in this much-awaited movie.




“I remember meeting Alia in the airport and shared the idea. She excitedly said that she would love to be part of the project and play any role. International actor Daisy Edgar Jones has been paired with Tarak,” he added.

They also said the movie will have a huge budget, Post Baahubali, Rajamouli has yet again chosen a large canvas with RRR. During media interaction with media, producer Dhanayya said, "Approximately, RRR will be made on a budget of Rs 350-400 crore." 

Talking on the occasion, producer DVV Danayya confirmed RRR will release worldwide on July 30, 2020, in ten Indian languages.