Re‑Release: Why Is the Hype Around RRR Problematic?

Apr 14, 2023


This week, to mark the release of The Swaddle’s first longform investigative feature on Tollywood fandoms, we’re revisiting an episode from the archives, where writer and movie buff Divya Kandukuri joins us to discuss the problems with Rajamouli’s fandom, how RRR reinforces caste hierarchies, and why the West’s praise for Indian films often overlooks nuances of depictions.

Here is the link to Rohitha and Divya’s piece – https://theswaddle.com/tollywoods-kingmakers/

Respectfully Disagree is The Swaddle Team’s very own podcast series, in which we get together to discuss and dissect the issues we passionately differ on.


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