Today is the 44th birthday of one of the most visionary directors of Indian cinema, SS Rajamouli. Very few directors have the calibre of breaking down barriers and make a mark nationally and internationally with regional films. His films have been groundbreaking in almost every aspect be it in the story, visual effects and the direction.
He is a winner of awards like Padma Shri, IIFA, Filmfare, National and SIIMA. He is also a Saturn Award nominated director by the American Academy of Science Fiction. He has directed blockbusters like Magadheera, Baahubali and Eega. Here are 12 facts you didn't know about him: