West labelled RRR as gay classic Indian Fans are in denial
SS Rajamouli’s is RRR and KGF 2 were one of the most talked about movies. As both smashed records after records at the box office, it won’t be an overstatement that bot received immense love from the crowd internationally and locally. On May 20th , Ram Charan and NTR starrer movie streamed on the RRR and opened to rave reviews. Thus most fans watched the film on their small screens. Having broken all the records at the box office, some of cine lovers especially those abroad found an angle of gay romance in the movie. While there are some who are fine with it, some in the West rate RRR gay. Recently noted filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma reacted to the audience comment about the movie RRR. He agreed to the reference made and said he too considered the movie as gay.Here is what one of the netizens has to say about people’s perception about Rajmouli’s movie ‘RRR’.
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Ram Gopal Varma tweeted a news report and said, “I was right.” While there were people who agreed with Verma’s post, there were others who just referred it as a cultural issue. Here are some of the tweets, “Sadly Yes.” Another person stated, “Actually it’s a cultural issue. Especially friendship culture in India is a bit emotional than western countries.” One user defended RRR while also criticizing the filmmaker’s tweet as ‘disgusting’. “It’s a pure friendship movie. Gays and Lesbians all are humans first. Can watch a movie. When they are appreciating, you want to be in media with fingering topics. Really so disgusting…” he commented.
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Many users in the west tweeted the movie as predominantly gay and they enjoyed it. One of the users commented,” “Sorry but RRR is a bl movie for me. They are so gay. Idc about that token white ‘saviour’.” Another user commented, “Jaw-dropping action, yes. Adventure, yes. Revenge, yes. But why did none of you tell me #RRRMovie was so heartwarmingly gay??” Another user added, “Very gay indeed.” “They should’ve made RRR gay, the potential was right there,” another user said. Another user tweeted, “kick off pride month by watching the indian period gay romance action drama RRR on Netflix now.”
Star and Cast
RRR, stars Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgan, Alison Doody, Olivia Morris, and Ray Stevenson, is available on OTT platforms in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam. Only two weeks after its release, the film entered the 1000 crore club worldwide.
RRR is phenomenal movie with great cast, however it is not advised to be seen with western lens
Although many Indian twitter users too labelled the movie as queer after its release, it is just how we perceive friendship as. In Indian Culture there is an emotional connect in a friendship. Two friends hugging each other in a tight embrace and even walking with arms around each other is a common expression of friendship in an Indian culture. It does not involve any angle of sexual attraction or love. Many Indian Twitter users labeled RRR as a queer film shortly after its release. According to one user, “Watched RRR, so basically it’s like your everyday South Indian Movie, but with gay relationship.” Another user on Twitter declared, “OKAY Nobody’s saying it. IM GOING IT SAY IT. RRR is super QUEER-CODED. Like it’s so f***ing gay, I can’t function. And I’m sure it wasn’t an accident either. I love it so much and I hope my homosexuals get together in the second part. Please make it happen.” Another person tweeted about RRR. “This was my heartstopper.” According to one user, “RRR is about two gay boys in love.” All said and done it is a great story of a friendship and anyone who goes to watch the movie should watch it keeping the Indian values and culture in mind.
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West rate RRR gay. Fans come to its defense
The chemistry between the two lead actors as friends were misunderstood by a few. And, they termed the film “gay”. Seeing the conversation around ‘RRR’ on social media, fans of the film came forward in its defense.
The film did wonderfully at the box office and minted over 1000 crores worldwide.