‘Doctor Strange’ writer bowled over by ‘RRR’

SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster ‘RRR’ continues to impress audiences in the West. Since its digital release on Netflix, the film has gained a cult following in the US, earning rave reviews and praises from not just fans but even Hollywood celebs.

The latest big name to praise the film is writer Jon Spaihts, who has worked on films such as ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Dune’ and ‘Passengers’. He has said that he hasn’t stopped thinking about the film even after two days after watching it.

Jon took to Twitter and wrote: “Holy hell, RRR. Has any movie ever packed more movie into a movie? What a ride. Still thinking about it a couple days later (sic).”

In the comments section, fans were thrilled to note that the writer of Dune is impressed by ‘RRR’. One fan wrote: “From my fav Screenwriter of Dune. Imagine him introducing this to Denis Villeneuve (sic).” Another fan asked after seeing the kind of reaction and appreciation RRR has received from the West, can it win the Oscars?

‘RRR’ is a fictional story set in the 1920s pre-independent era and is based on the lives of two real heroes and well-known revolutionaries – Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. Made on a budget of ₹300 crore approximately, the film earned over Rs1200 crore worldwide during its theatrical run.

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