On March 14, SS Rajamouli in a press conference for his next film RRR confirmed that Alia Bhatt will be a part of the film, opposit Ram Charan.
Confirming the same, he said: "We are excited to have Alia on board. I met her unexpectedly at the Mumbai airport and as we were just discussing the story, I told her that we are thinking of taking you on board, she immediately said Yes and said she is willing to do any role in the film." Alia Bhatt took to her Twitter and responded: "Today I feel truly truly grateful.. Cannot wait to begin this beautiful journey with this stellar cast and massive team.. thank you @ssrajamouli sir for giving me this opportunity to be directed by you.. #RRRPressMeet" [sic]
Ram Charan’s wife Upasana also wrote: “All set for A Power Packed #RRR morning. Good luck team #ramcharan @tarak9999 @ssk1122 @ssrajamouli
The director also confirmed that Ajay Devgn will be a part of the film and his role will run in the flashback. ‘RRR’ marks the second collaboration between Rajamouli and Ajay after the actor had given the voice-over for the Hindi version of his 2012 Telugu blockbuster ‘Eega’ titled ‘Makkhi’
‘RRR’ is an upcoming Indian period action film scripted and directed by Rajamouli. It stars N T Rama Rao Jr. and Ram Charan in the lead roles. As per reports, the film is made on a budget of Rs 300 crore. RRR is being produced by DVV Dhanayya under the banner DVV Entertainments. The movie will release on July 30, 2020.