SS Rajamouli’s 9 Lifetime International Awards That Proved His Legacy

SS Rajamouli is an Indian film director and screenwriter who has carved a whole new picture of the film industry and set the bar higher by winning 9 International awards.

He is known for his action, fantasy and epic genre movies that leave the audience awestruck. Rajamouli has directed twelve feature films, all of which have been box-office blockbusters. 

Fame knocked on his door when he directed the fantasy-action film Magadheera starring Ram Charan and Kajal Aggarwal. It was the highest-grossing Telugu film and one of the biggest commercial triumphs in Telugu cinema. The movie gave him critical acclaim and recognition and opened the doors of pan-Indian and internat ional acclaim.

Here Is The List Of 9 SS Rajamouli Films That Won International Awards And Redefined Cinema

1. Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival – Best Asian Movie Eega

Eega is a fantasy-action film released in 2012 with its stunning VFX, plot, and everything else. It captivated the hearts of Telugu, Tamil South, and Indian moviegoers. Many Indian and international cinema prizes were bestowed upon Eega, including Best Asian Film at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival.

2. Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival – Special Mention & Honor For Eega Movie. 

Eega also got a Special Mention and Honor at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival for its outstanding idea, script, screenplay, and VFX work by Makuta. The Ringer listed Eega as one of “the 25 Best Foreign Films of the Decade.”

3. Golden Lotus Award – Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment Baahubali 2

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017), which presented as both a sequel and a prequel to Baahubali: The Beginning, broke all the limits, and in only ten days, it became the first Indian film to make more than 1,000 crores. It smashed several box office records in India, becoming the highest-grossing picture in both Hindi and its native Telugu language. It created a sensation in the cinema and won Best Popular Film (Golden Lotus Award) for Providing Wholesome Entertainment.

4. Golden Lotus Award – Best Feature Film Baahubali 1

The epic action film Baahubali: The Beginning. It went on to become the second-most-grossing Indian film of all time, as well as the highest-grossing Indian film of all time within India. Its Hindi-dubbed version also set numerous records. It was the first dubbed film to generate more than 100 crore net at the Hindi box office, and it became the highest-grossing dubbed film in Hindi of all time. Baahubali: The Beginning received several awards, including the Golden Lotus Award.

5-Saturn Awards 2022 – RRR Won Best International Film

The historical drama movie RRR,  based on the lives of Indian revolutionaries, won the heart of the audience once again. It broke the record for the highest opening-day collection earned by an Indian film. RRR recently won Best International Film at the Saturn Awards 2022.

6-Best International Feature at Sunset Circle Awards 2022

While surpassing the success of all the Rajamoulis films, RRR also won Best International Feature at Sunset Circle Awards 2022 after the Saturn Awards.

7. Philadelphia Film Festival – Narrative Audience Award For RRR

Even after months of being released, The RRR film has recently earned the Narrative Audience Award at the Philadelphia Film Festival.

8. NYFCC (New York Film Critics Circle) – Best Director for RRR

For the first time in history, an Indian director has received an honour from the New York Film Critics Circle. The NYFCC New York Film Critics Circle jury recognized Rajamouli by awarding him Best Director for an RRR film. Several filmmakers and film critics have acknowledged Rajamouli with virtually single-handedly increasing the scope and market for South Indian cinema to Northern India and beyond.

9- HCA (The Hollywood Critics Association) Spotlight Award 

The phenomenal mania for Rajamouli’s masterpiece persists. The worldwide blockbuster movie has once more made headlines. The news that the RRR team won the prestigious HCA Spotlight Award is interesting. Through their social media profiles, the Hollywood Critics Association made the same announcement. The team will receive the honour at the HCA Films Awards ceremony, which will take place on February 24, 2023.

S.S. Rajamouli is, without a doubt, one of the most well-known producers, screenwriters, and filmmakers. Apart from numerous national and international awards. In 2016, the Indian government presented him with the Padma Shri award in recognition of his contributions to the cultural industries.

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