Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli`s critically acclaimed Telugu revenge-drama ‘Eega’ swept the 60th Filmfare awards (south) ceremony here by winning five honours, including best film and best director, in the Telugu language category.
Having completed short schedule in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, despite intermittent rains, filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli now heads to the US for his upcoming Telugu period-drama `Baahubali`, but clarifies his movie doesn`t feature an international cast
Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli is happy with the response that his commercially successful revenge-drama ‘Eega’ is receiving at the ongoing 16th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF). He says a dubbed version of the film will be released in China soon.
S.S. Rajamouli`s Telugu blockbuster revenge-drama "Eega" will be screened at the 18th edition of the Busan International Film Festival, South Korea. It is the fifth foreign film extravaganza for which the film has been chosen.
After being selected for screening at the Cannes International Film Festival and Shanghai International Film Festival, S.S. Rajamouli`s Telugu revenge-drama ‘Eega’ will also be featured at the Madrid International Film Festival and Puchon International Film Festival.
Though happy that his Telugu revenge-drama ‘Eega’ pocketed two National Awards Monday, Telugu filmmaker S.S Rajamouli was hoping Kannada star Kichcha Sudeep, who played the antagonist in the film, would win an award as well.
This one could easily be passed off as yet another south Indian pot boiler had it not have a fly as its protagonist. And Makkhi scores simply because someone had the brainwave to think of a film from a house fly’s perspective.