RRR song Sholay: Alia Bhatt, Ram Charan and Jr NTR pay tributes to national heroes. Watch

Published on Mar 14, 2022 08:47 PM IST
  • Sholay, which features during the end credits of the period action drama RRR, shows Alia Bhatt, Ram Charan, and Jr. NTR dancing to an energetic number. 
Alia Bhatt, Ram Charan and Jr NTR in a still from RRR's new song Sholay.
Alia Bhatt, Ram Charan and Jr NTR in a still from RRR's new song Sholay.
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Alia Bhatt, Jr NTR and Ram Charan were seen paying tribute to national heroes in Sholay, a new song from their upcoming Telugu movie RRR: Rise Roar Revolt. The song, which is being described by the makers as RRR Celebration Anthem, was released by T-series on Monday evening. Also Read| Ranveer Singh sings RRR song Naatu Naatu and calls Ram Charan 'absolute beast': 'One of my favourite actors'. Watch

The song, which features during the end credits of the period action drama, shows Alia, Ram Charan, and Jr. NTR in an energetic choreography while dressed in traditional outfits. Sharing the official music video on her social media accounts, Alia wrote, "Celebrate the magic of Indian Cinema with #RRRMovie from March 25th The joyful #RRRCelebrationAnthem, #Sholay is here," and added one girl and two boys dancing emojis.


RRR, which is set in the 1920s, follows the formative years of freedom fighters Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharamaraju, played by Jr NTR and Ram Charan, respectively. Sholay sees them paying tributes to Shubhash Chandra Bose, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Bhagat Singh, Rani Laxmi Bai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj among other freedom fighters.

Alia is seen in a pink and red outfit with her hair tied in a loose braid, while Jr NTR and Ram Charan are both in kurta pyjamas with stoles tied around their waists. They also donned other traditional outfits in the picture. The song also shows Jr NTR and Ram Charan erecting a pole with the ‘Vande Matram’ flag flying on it.

RRR, directed by SS Rajamouli, also features Ajay Devgn in a special role. In an interview with The Indian Express, SS Rajamouli addressed doubts around Alia and Ajay's appearances in the film. He said, "A role cannot be based on its length. Both Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn’s roles are very important. If we look at RRR as a body, then Ajay sir’s character in the film is its soul. And we know there are two forces, two powerhouses in the movie, and if there is one person who has to balance them, who has the ability and the strength to contain them, then it is Sita, played by Alia Bhatt. They are playing cameos in the film, I am not going to cheat the audience about it."

After being postpone multiple times, the film will be released in theatres on March 25. It also stars Olivia Morris, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody Shriya Saran, and Samuthirakani.


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