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The big-budget movies not only create jobs, but also ensure that those on the bottom rungs of the crew are adequately compensated.
The actor recently spoke with IANS on the necessity of star power in films, the need for big-ticket releases, and how his working relationship with filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli evolved from 'Magadheera' to 'RRR.'
"The element of celebrity value is merely to draw the people to the theatre," the actor stated, elaborating on the hardwiring of star value with a film. After that, the tale takes control, and it is up to the storey to talk and get the audience to sit in the theatre."
"Every picture has its own function to play the business portion of the entire industry," the producer said of commercial potboilers in relation to the film industry. "But these (major releases) are the films that bring pride back to the theatres."
Not to differentiate between OTT and theatrical films, but each of these (spectacle) films has its own role to perform. Their numbers and economy are critical to the success of the company.
His working relationship with Rajamouli has evolved over timeThe Indian Express/wikipedia
When asked how his working relationship with Rajamouli has evolved over time, he chuckles, "Every year, we mature as performers, and there has been a significant shift in the previous decade. S.S. Rajamouli has grown in leaps and bounds, and it's a joy to work with someone who understands precisely what he wants from us."
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Any artist working on a film set will benefit from a director with clarity of thinking at the helm "Working with someone who is confident in what he is doing makes our job so much simpler. He's come a long way, and I'm grateful to be able to work with him."
"What I am really looking forward to from this movie, apart from it becoming a huge hit, is that people appreciate the hard work of the entire team for making a film of this scale," he says, hoping that normalcy will soon return and that the audience, while relieving the stress, will also appreciate the efforts put into putting this film together.
"It's been a long time since I've sat in a movie theatre and eaten popcorn. Films like 'Suryavanshi,' 'RRR,' and 'Radhe Shyam' should bring back the golden days of movie theatres and offer people with a complete movie-going experience "He came to a conclusion.
(Keywords: S.S. Rajamouli, Ram Charan, RRR, Alia Bhatt, Suryavanshi, Radhe Shyam, cinema, Big release)