Visionary and Face of Indian Cinema currently SS Rajamouli,the director who brought us the epic film RRR, has made history once again by becoming the first Indian director to be included in TIME magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2023.
Rajamouli’s inclusion in the list is a testament to his unparalleled creativity, dedication, and exceptional filmmaking skills that have taken Indian cinema to new heights. RRR, which grossed over 1000 crores at the global box office, is one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time and has left audiences spellbound with its stunning visuals and breathtaking action sequences.
The film’s success has cemented Rajamouli’s place in the pantheon of great Indian directors and has earned him international recognition as well. In TIME’s list of influential people, Rajamouli has been named as a ‘pioneer,’ a fitting tribute to his innovative and groundbreaking work in the world of cinema.
Joining him in the list is Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan, who has been named as an ‘icon’ in recognition of his immense contribution to Indian cinema and his impact on popular culture.
With this latest achievement, Rajamouli has once again proved that he is not just a master storyteller but also a true trailblazer in the world of filmmaking. His inclusion in TIME’s list is a proud moment for Indian cinema and a testament to the creative genius of one of its greatest directors.