WATCH: David Warner immerses himself in ‘Baahubali’ character under SS Rajamouli’s supervision

David Warner, the renowned Australian cricketer, has long been known for his profound fondness for Indian cinema, particularly South Indian films. In a delightful twist, Warner recently featured alongside the celebrated director S.S. Rajamouli, famous for his blockbuster hits like “Baahubali” and “RRR”, in a fresh advertisement promoting the Cred app.

David Warner’s collaboration with S.S. Rajamouli

In a captivating tale, the advertisement unfolds with Rajamouli, the visionary director, humorously requesting David Warner for discounted match tickets. Initially, Warner suggested utilizing the CRED app. However, when Rajamouli confesses his lack of CRED UPI, Warner seizes the opportunity to immerse himself in Rajamouli’s cinematic world. The scene transitions to Warner’s portrayal as the protagonist in a quintessential SS Rajamouli period drama, where he showcases his versatility by engaging in a lively dance sequence with an actress and preparing to confront the antagonist.

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Humorous exchange between both

Warner playfully quips, “See you at the Oscars?” as Rajamouli appears to rue his impromptu decision. Amusingly, Warner queries, “Hey Raja, is it RRR or Rrr?” unveiling Rajamouli’s whimsical dream sequence, leading him to opt for the CRED solution. This advertisement, which left audiences in stitches, has garnered widespread acclaim. Cred is known for its unique and creative approach to advertising involving prominent personalities, with past commercials featuring cricketing figures like Rahul Dravid, Ravi Shastri and Venkatesh Prasad, all generating buzz on social media.

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Warner’s IPL career and popularity in India

In addition to his entertaining antics, Warner’s outstanding batting performance throughout his Indian Premier League (IPL) career has contributed to his popularity in India. As the only overseas batter among the top three highest run-scorers in the history of the tournament, Warner remained a dependable batting option for his current franchise, Delhi Capitals (DC), making him a key focus for their upcoming IPL 2024 clash against Gujarat Titans (GT) on April 17.

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