After the magnum opus Baahubali: The Begining, the makers left everyone wanting for the second part of the film. Finally, after 2 years the makers released the much awaited Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion.
Baahubali had all the elements to become a commercial blockbuster – breathtaking visual effects, superb story-telling and extraordinary performances by the star cast.
Baahubali 2 took forward the story of Baahubali 1. Shiv (Baahubali’s son) learns about the heritage and then wants to take the revenge of his father’s death and rescue his mother Devasena from Bhallaladeva. The film even answered everyone’s the much-asked question – ‘Why did Kattapa kill Baahubali‘
From large sets to the epic fight scenes, the film does not leave you bored even for a while. Baahubali 2 was one of the kinds of the film which has never been made. It was the first time when the audience were experiencing such large sets and stunning visual effects on the big screen.
Though being a Telugu dubbed film, Baahubali 2 was appreciated a lot and left everyone all in praises for the film. Even before its release, the movie made several records in its kitty. Fans in Hyderabad had queued up in front of the famous Prasad’s Multiplex from as early as 6 am to buy the first-day first-show of the film. Baahubali 2 received the highest advance booking ever. It gathered in a whopping amount of 36 crores in just 24 hours from its pre-sales. Though it was released on a non-holiday Baahubali 2: The Conclusion became the first film to gross over 100 crores on its opening day.
Released on a screen count of 6500 in India, which is the highest for any Indian movie so far, with a grand total of 1066 crores in India.
Before its release, the film faced protests from pro-Kannada groups after actor Sathyaraj’s controversial speech during the Cauvery issue. Due to which Sathyaraj (Kattapa) released a video message on his Twitter account, expressing regret for his comments.
Baahubali 2 comparison with Magadheera
Before Baahubali franchise, director S. S. Rajamouli had previously worked on a war film titled Magadheera back in 2009. Both the films had a bit of similarity in respect to its war scenes, character costumes, and the periodic epic drama theme.
After creating magic in India, Baahubali 2 is all set to make a mark in China. The film is going to release across 4000 cinema screens in China.
Well seems like the Baahubali is all set to break records even in China.