While many filmmakers struggled in 2022, one filmmaker that had an outstanding year is filmmaker SS Rajamouli. His film RRR, starring Jr. NTR and Ram Charan, turned out to be a blockbuster and created countless records worldwide.
Not just in India, the movie received many accolades in the West, along with the prestigious Golden Globes and Oscars nominations. In recent times, SS Rajamouli was announced as the winner of the New York Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Director. The film also received the Best International Picture award at the Atlanta Film Critics Circle. ALSO READ: 10 Best S.S Rajamouli Movies That Show Why He Is A Legend
SS Rajmouli’s outstanding success has come at a time when many big-budget movies like Laal Singh Chaddha, Samrat Prithviraj, Ram Setu, and Shamshera failed miserably at the box office.
In one of his recent interviews, Rajamouli reflected on what went wrong with Bollywood this year. During the Filmmakers’ Adda conversation by Film Companion, SS Rajamouli opened up about how filmmakers get ‘complacent’ once their movies do well at the box office. He said, “What happened was once the corporates started to come into the Hindi films and started paying high fees to actors, directors, companies, the hunger to succeed has come down a little bit.” ALSO READ: Twitter Finds SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali Copied 35 Scenes From Hollywood & Desis Feel Cheated