“Baahubali” filmmaker SS Rajamouli recently took to Twitter and shared his disappointment over the lack of provisions at Delhi airport for passengers traveling amid the pandemic.
Rajamouli took to Twitter and shared that the airport lacked basic amenities like tables to fill out forms, observed stray dogs loitering in the hangar, adding that it wasn’t a pretty sight, especially for foreigners.
He tweeted, “Dear @DelhiAirport, arrived at 1 AM by Lufthansa flight. Forms were given to fill for the RT PcR test. All the passengers are sitting on the floors or propping against the walls to fill the forms. Not a pretty sight. Providing tables is a simple service.”
“And surprised to find so many stray dogs in the hangar outside the exit gate. Again, not a great first impression of India for the foreigners. Please look into it. Thank you…,” he added in a subsequent tweet.
Meanwhile on work front, SS Rajamouli is currently working on "RRR" with top Telugu stars Ram Charan and Junior NTR.
The film would also feature Bollywood actors Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt and British actress Daisy Edgar Jones in important roles.
The flick is a "fictional tale" based on the lives of two freedom fighters in the early 20th century-- Alluri Sitarama Raju and Kumram Bheem.
"It's a completely fictional tale about two real heroes. That is what the story is about," Rajamouli said.
Throwing more light, he said, there are similarities in the lives of Sitarama Raju and Kumram Bheem.
Born in 1897 in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Sitarama Raju led a historic rebellion against British rule.
After a relentless chase, he was caught and martyred in 1924.
Kumram Bheem was born in 1901 in Adilabad region in Telangana and fought against the then Nizam rule.
"The two great warriors, who took part in the freedom struggle, who never met, had no connection, what if they met in times unknown to us, if they were an inspiration to each other, how they fought against the British or the Nizam rule, if that is formed on the basis of their friendship. I found it very interesting and exciting," Rajamouli said.
“RRR” is expected to release on October 13.