The year of scale and spectacle: Why 2022 was a big deal for media

From spectacle films to large media deals, scale, both on and off screen, remained the central theme in the evolving entertainment landscape

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Vanita Kohli-Khandekar Pune
SS Rajamouli’s RRR, the story of two mythical freedom fighters, has as much masala as any eighties film. Rajamouli’s imagination and some beautifully stylised visual effects raise it to high art. At an estimated Rs 1,200 crore in global box-office revenues, RRR is one of the highest grossing films after Aamir Khan’s Dangal (2016).

Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra is a gripping fight between good and evil with weapons powered by fire, water, wind, monkeys and bulls, among others. This ode to Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings and Indian mythology is brought alive with stunning visual effects by Prime

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First Published: Dec 30 2022 | 11:24 PM IST

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