“RRR .”In the franchise success of ‘Baahubali’, S. S. Rajamouli co-produced the Telegu-original epic action-drama – ‘RRR’ (‘Rise Roar Revolt’). A beautiful historical story looks back on the British Raj in India through the eyes of the Gond tribe and their legendary goalkeeper. Police officer Komaram Bheem has teamed up with Alluri Sitarama Raju, a jungle hero who can sharpen a leopard. Launched after a coup d’état and full of positive adventures, the movie attempts to take the Indian film to a higher level. The film has seen rising praise from critics following its release from the theater, due to its proud production quality and the cast of the changing team. Although the film says that the hero of the Indian liberation movement was martyred and lost in the abyss of time, you have to wonder if the epic is also based on a historical chapter. If so, let us investigate further.
Is RRR a Real Story?
‘RRR’ is based in part on a real story. The film does not claim to be a genre, it just feels free to stick to a myth. However, it may be true of the pieces and pieces of pastiche, the director and screenwriter put them together to take the movement. S. S. Rajamouli directed the movie with a text written by K. V. Vijayendra. As for inspiration, Vijayendra and Rajamouli took things from the roots of the southeastern regions of India Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. The legacy of Alluri Sitarama Raju is still shining in popular opinion about his role in the liberation struggle. Raju lost his life at age 18, became a monk, and led the 1922 Rampa Rebellion.
“RRR .”Raju was indeed a janitor, as he united the Gonds against the Madras Forest Act of 1882, which barred the movement of nomadic tribes. These tribes relied on the Podu farming method, which allowed them to cultivate more extensively by burning crops and relocating. Also known as the Manyam Rebellion, Sitarama Raju’s uprising took over the Godavari Agency of the presidency of Madras at the time. The uprising was to continue until 1924, but Raju was then abducted and tried by the colonial authorities, which led to his assassination. Manyam veerudu, or “jungle warrior,” was tied to a tree and killed.
“RRR .”Raju’s story, however, has nothing to do with the historical context of that of Komaram Bheem, who was inspired by Raju’s revolt during his deportation to a tea party in Assam. Beem was another translator who had escaped from prison, coming in the same direction as Raju. He returned to his roots and led a widespread rebellion against the last Nizam of Hyderabad and the local sect, protecting the rights of farmers. The movement took place in the early 1900s when Sitarama Raju also worked. There is not much more known about converts than legends that they both left their homes and died for the nation for their lives.
“RRR .”Therefore, Rajamouli thought it would be fun for the two rebels’ roads to collide and cross, and the idea was the beginning of the plot. In addition, the film hides the myth of Ramayana – similar to Sita in the Hindu song ‘Ramayana,’ the film also begins with the abduction of a tribal woman, which furthers the story. Also associated with ‘Ramayana’ is Ram-Laxman’s brotherhood of Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. By using the old structure to tell the story of the liberation struggle, the movie is rooted in Indian culture while being able to give the story a refreshing story. By combining the reality of the South Asian liberation struggle with the myth of ‘Ramayana,’ the film finds its own historic structure.”RRR .”
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