Bahubali 2, the most awaited movie of 2017 was released nationwide earlier this week. Bahubali 2’s reviews were pretty good and I myself will count on it to come in the top 10 movies of 2017. With an intriguing plot, meritorious acting, phenomenal graphics and gripping effects, Bahubali 2 became a blockbuster with a record-breaking first-day box office collection of ₹114 crore (US$18 million) and all the credit of the success goes to none other than the director, S.S Rajamouli.
S.S Rajamouli has become a sensation all over India after Bahubali: The Conclusion struck gold. The blockbuster has made Rajamouli one of the most successful directors in India. S.S Rajamouli’s movies are all about the technical savvy and no doubt he is killing it every single time. Here is S.S Rajamouli’s wiki along with latest news about S.S Rajamouli’s next movie after Bahubali and five facts to know about the acclaimed director:
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S.S Rajamoulis’s birth name is Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli
He was born in Raichur of Karnataka, India. S.S Rajamouli’s family comes from Kovvur. Born to a father already infamous in the film industry, S.S Rajamouli had set his career path a long time back. Impressed by the works of his father, K.V.Vijayendra Prasad, and brother, Kanchi Rajamouli, Rajamouli chose to become a movie director, a decision that changed his entire life.
Rajamouli was the personal assistant of one of the greatest Director/Editor Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Rajamouli gained experience of the Tollywood industry mainly from Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao. He served as an assistant to him in his initial days. He got to know the in’s and out’s of the film industry by running charades on movie sets.
He was a child actor
If you were born in the early 90’s you might be knowing the epic movie Lord Krishna. Rajamouli played the role of Lord Krishna in it as a child actor. The film was produced and directed by his father.
S.S Rajamouli’s wife, a Support System that he always needed!
S.S Rajamouli got married to Rama in his early twenties. Remember the famous singer Keeravani? He is Rama’s brother in law. Rama was divorced from her previous husband and had a son at the time she met Rajamouli. Love at first sight, they got married in the later years and are leading a wonderful life together. S.S Rajamouli’s son’s name is S.S.Karthikeya and daughter’s name is S.S. Mayookha. Rama is often seen on Rajamouli’s movie sets as she is a leading costume designer.
S.S Rajamouli is known for his fantasy works
S.S Rajamouli’s movies are all about the technical finesse. Phenomenal graphics, crazy effects, and a thrilling screenplay make Rajamouli’s every movie a grand blockbuster. His fantasy works are so gripping that you wish you lived that life. His most famous movies include Magadheera (2009), Eega (2012), Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Bahubali: The Conclusion (2017). Here’s a complete list of his movies:
|2001||Student No.1||Telugu||Student Number 1||Tamil||Aaj Ka Mujrim||Hindi|
|2003||Simhadri||Telugu||Gajendra||Tamil||Yamraaj Ek Faulad||Hindi|
|2004||Sye||Telugu||Aar Paar – The Judgement Day||Hindi|
|Refugee||Bengali||Hukumat Ki Jung||Hindi|
|Veera Madakari||Kannada||Vikram Singh Rathod IPS||Bhojpuri|
|Ulta Palta 69||Bengali
|2009||Magadheera||Telugu||Yoddha – The Warrior||Bengali||Maaveeran||Tamil|
|Dheera – The Warrior||Malayalam|
|2010||Maryada Ramanna||Telugu||Son of Sardaar||Hindi|
|Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham||Tamil|
|Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re||Bengali|
|2012||Eega/Naan Ee||Telugu, Tamil||Eecha||Malayalam|
|2015||Baahubali: The Beginning||Telugu, Tamil||Baahubali: The Beginning||Hindi|
|2017||Baahubali: The Conclusion||Telugu, Tamil||Baahubali: The Conclusion||Hindi|
Rajamouli has been honoured with one of the greatest awards a film director could ever get!
Here’s the list of S.S Rajamouli’s awards:
- National Film Awards
National Film Award for Best Feature Film – Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu – Eega (2012)
- Filmfare Awards
Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu – Magadheera (2009)
Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu – Eega (2012)
Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu – Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
- Nandi Awards
Nandi Award for Best Director – Magadheera (2009)
Nandi Award for Best Director – Eega (2012)
Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer – Eega (2012)
- 1St IIFA Utsavam
- IIFA Award for Best Director (Telugu) – Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
- CineMAA Awards
- Best Director – Magadheera (2009)
- Best Director – Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
S.S Rajamouli’s next movie after Bahubali 2 and his latest news
Rajamouli’s upcoming movie is Samraat, which will be released on 14th January 2018. He is also believed to be directing a movie with Aamir Khan in it. It is believed to be based on Mahabharata.