Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus RRR, which hit the Indian screens in March 2022, was scheduled to be screened at the world's biggest IMAX theatre and the tickets for the screening got sold out in a matter of 98 seconds. RRR was screened as a part of an initiative by Beyond Fest at Los Angeles' Chinese Theatre.
The official handle of Beyond Fest took to Twitter to share the news. The tweet claimed it was historic as there has never been a screening like this before.
The tweet read: "It's official and it's historic. @RRRMovie sold out the @ChineseTheatres @IMAX in 98 seconds. There has never been a screening like this of an Indian film before because there has never been a film like RRR before. Thank you @ssrajamouli @tarak9999 @AlwaysRamCharan @mmkeeravaani."
Set in the 1920s, the film revolves around two real-life Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem, their fictional friendship and the fight against the British Raj. RRR stars NTR Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Shriya Saran, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody, and Olivia Morris.