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SS Rajamouli: The Man Whose Films Attract Everyone Like A Magnet

Published On: 10 October 2018 | Tollywood | By:

SS Rajamouli is one such director who has a unique craft of filmmaking which makes his films look like magnet which attracts people from different walks of life. He is widely remembered for his iconic films like Eega and the Baahubali Duology which have hypnotised the audience overseas as well.

SS Rajamouli: The Man Whose Films Attract Everyone Like A Magnet
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Here are some of the key elements of every film of SS Rajamouli we frequently see:

1. A Magnetic Story: Rajamouli has been making masala films in his decade-old career as a director ranging from Student No.1, Simhadri, Sye and Chhatrapati which have been managing to attract audiences from different categories like the classes and the masses. Most of these films were having 100 days run in the box office during its release. Courtesy to his father who has been weaving such awesome stories.

Magnetic Story

2. An inspiration for other film industries: His films like Vikramarkudu, Magadheera and Maryada Ramanna have been remade in different languages which have been quite a success at the box office. This has helped Rajamouli expand his base in various film industries when it comes to dubbing and distribution rights.

Remakes Inspiration

3. Noteworthy Special Effects: There has been a heavy stereotype on special effects being used in Indian films. Most of them turn out to be unintentionally funny or in worst cases it turns out to be equivalent to cartoons. But Rajamouli broke this stereotype in his films like Yamadonga and Eega, Eega was one of his first ventures which had an experimental theme of rebirth with a lot of international worthy special effects. The film was widely appreciated by not just Indian critics but it even found love when it was screened at various international film festivals in Toronto, Puchon, Cannes and Shanghai.

Special Effects

4. Unique Weapons: In every film of his, there is a unique weapon invented in his films like the axe with a wheel blade in Vikramarkudu and the state-of-the-art artillery used in Baahubali was the biggest talking point especially the three arrow bow of Devsena to the machete used by Bhalladeva. The needle in Eega was the most talked about weapon used in the film. This was something which nobody expected in their entire life.

Unique Weapons

5. Love for mythology: Rajamouli once stated that he had a huge liking for reading most of the Amar Chitra Katha comics during his childhood and that undoubtedly became the inspiration for his two iconic films Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion. The film had all the elements which a period film should have ranging from setting to production cost to special effects. The first film of Baahubali was the first one to be nominated at the Saturn Awards conducted in Los Angeles. The second film had set the bar high and performed more than what people expected.


Rajamouli has another film on the cards and the title is yet to be announced. The film will star Ram Charan Teja and Jr NTR in the lead. The shooting will begin in early-2019 and the movie might release in 2020. Let’s wait and watch.

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