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RRR Director Honoured at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2022

After breaking several records at the box office and bagging many prominent awards, RRR- the director was honoured with the Best Director at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2022. In a new video going viral, SS Rajamouli can be seen receiving the award, while the audience cheers loudly for him.

After accepting the award, Rajamouli expressed gratitude and thanked the jury and the audience for supporting his film. “You have made a lot of people take notice of a small film in the South of India. It was pure joy of awe, like what in the hell we just witnessed. That is what I want my audiences to feel,” he said. The filmmaker also thanked his family for being his constant support.

RRR added another feather to its pride. The tickets for the film at the world’s biggest IMAX theatre were sold out in a matter of 98 seconds! As part of an initiative by Beyond Fest, RRR was screened at Las Angeles’s Chinese Theatre, and the craze for the film is such that all the tickets were sold within two minutes.

The official handle of Beyond Fest took to Twitter to share the news with fans. This has never happened before for an Indian film, according to Beyond Fest, which called it “historic”.

Rajamouli, Ram Charan, and Jr Ntr are scheduled to representing RRR at the Golden Globes 2023, which is set to happen on January 11. The film has been nominated in the Best Non-English Language Film and Best Original Song categories.

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