Ace filmmaker SS Rajamouli today announced his next project titled RRR, during a Press conference in Hyderabad and he also announced the lead cast of the film at the do.
The film stars Ram Charan and Junior NTR in the lead roles and Rajamouli has roped in Alia Bhatt to play the female lead opposite Ram Charan. The Baahubali director revealed that he had met Alia in Mumbai some time ago and that she happily agreed to be a part of the film, which is set in 1920s.
Alia too is elated to be a part of the project and confirming the reports she said, “Working with Rajamouli sir is a big, big tick off my bucket list, also to be alongside Ram Charan and Jr. NTR is an absolute honour. I am very excited about this experience and also working in the South for the first time. I begin shoot in less than a month. I will be playing the role of Sita, and the film is set in 1920s backdrop.”
The makers shared a picture of Alia Bhatt with their followers and welcomed her aboard writing, “Welcome aboard, @aliaa08! We are glad to have you play the female lead in our film. Happy Birthday in advance and hope you will have a wonderful journey with us.”
Alia will be next seen in Abhishek Varman’s Kalank, which is also a period drama. The film also stars Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles.
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