Matt Groening, an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor, is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell and the television series The Simpsons and Futurama. Matt Groening has spent the past several years developing a new animated series called Disenchantment (debuting this month on Netflix), set in the mythical kingdom of Dreamland. Recently during the media interaction, Matt Groening talks about the longevity of The Simpsons and the inspiration behind his new show, Disenchantment. He said, “ I have taken inspiration from Tollywood’s top director SS Rajamouli’s movies.” He added, “I particularly recommend a movie called Magadheera. I’m getting very obscure now. But this stuff just makes me so happy.” The cartoonist Matt Groening also has praised SS Rajamouli’s work.”
Reading this, Baahubali and Magadheera film maker SS Rajamouli thanked Matt Groening and tweeted, “Quite Elated that you know and like my films Sir. Wishing you get all the Success again with @Disenchantment..”
Shobu Yarlagadda, the producer of Baahubali wrote on the wall of Twitter, “So in a given show there might be homages to Buster Keaton and to an Indian filmmaker named S. S. Rajamouli, who has made some of my favorite films of the last decade. I particularly recommend a movie called Magadheera.” #MattGroening creator of @TheSimpsons @disenchantment.”
Matt Groening has won 12 Primetime Emmy Awards, ten for The Simpsons and two for Futurama as well as a British Comedy Award for the “outstanding contribution to comedy” in 2004. He has also won the National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award for his work on Life in Hell.
Meanwhile SS Rajamouli is busy in the pre-production work of his next upcoming big budget drama RRR. The regular shoot is expected from the month of October. Rajamouli has already announced that Ram Charan and Jr NTR will play the lead roles and currently the team is in the hunt of female leads.
— rajamouli ss (@ssrajamouli) August 17, 2018