The 10-minute meeting between filmmakers James Cameron and SS Rajamouli, which happened at the 2023 Critics’ Choice Awards, was the talk of the town. At the recent Saturn Awards, a reporter mentioned their meeting, and here’s what James said.
When reporter asked, “I saw you met up with Rajamouli, who directed a fantastic film called RRR, talk about that,” James replied, “Well, I was being honest with him at the time that I thought it was spectacular work. It was great to see Indian cinema bursting out onto the world stage with broad acceptance.”
The official account of RRR posted the video on their X, responding, “James Cameron… Your precious words always inspire us to strive better and be the best. We strongly believe Indian cinema is going to break all boundaries and grow to its fullest. #RRRMovie. (sic)”
James Cameron.. 🤗
Your precious words always inspire us to strive better and be the best.
— RRR Movie (@RRRMovie) February 7, 2024
The film starring Jr. NTR and Ram Charan created history in 2023 when it won awards at many international award shows, including the Oscars and Golden Globes. When SS Rajamouli first met James Cameron in January 2023, he expressed his emotions on Instagram. He wrote, “The great James Cameron watched RRR.. He liked it so much that he recommended to his wife Suzy and watched it again with her. Sir I still cannot believe you spent a whole 10 minutes with us analyzing our movie. As you said I AM ON TOP OF THE WORLD… Thank you both (sic).”