BAHUBALI 2: A Blockbuster Indian Movie

April 29th, 2017 | by Pranab Kumar Chakravarty
BAHUBALI 2: A Blockbuster Indian Movie


MUCH awaited BAHUBALI 2 meaning one with strong arms on Friday hits the theatres across the world amidst unprecedented enthusiasm of the moviegoers who jostled with each other for tickets. It is an epic historical fiction film directed by internationally acclaimed   S. S. Rajamouli, 43, who had two years ago created another magnum opus Bahubali. His films are noted for technically finesse. It was also a tremendous success at the box office.Rajamouli says the just released movie is the continuation of Bahubali to answer several queries being asked about the Man With Strong Arms. Initially, both parts were jointly produced on a budget of INR 250 crore .Later, the budget for the second part had to be hiked due to escalating cost of production. The concluding part has made business of INR 500 crore before release, assert trade analysts.  Bahubali 2 is the first Telugu film to be released in 4K High Definition format. It is estimated that close to 200 screens were upgraded to 4K projectors before the movie’s release. It was produced in Tollywood, the centre for Telugu film industry in both Telugu and Tamil languages simultaneously. The producers claim the film series was the most expensive in India as of now. The screen writer, K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, who wrote stories for most of Rajamouli’s films , has scripted the story for Baahubali 2 . R.C.Kamalakannan is the visual effects supervisor and Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao is the Editor. PM Satheesh is the sound designer and Peter Hein is responsible for the action sequences. The costume designers are Rama Rajamouli and Prasanth Tripuraneni. The line producer is M.M Srivalli. The film shooting started on 17 December 2015 at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad with Prabhas and Ramya Krishna.

Prabhas plays the lead role with Anushka Shetty  as the heroine . She was also a part of Mirchi (2013). She coincidentally became the first heroine Rajamouli repeated in his films and thus made her schedules full for 2013 and 2014. Rana Daggubati   will enthral the audience  as the antagonist of the film and coincidentally he was also a part of Rudhramadevi.

In the conclusion Story, a sequel to 2015 release ‘Bahubali ,  cine-goers will get the  answer to their repeated  question : ‘Why Katappa Killed Bahubali?’. In Bahubali 2, Shiva, son of Bahubali, begins to search for answers after he learns about his proud heritage.

The movie begins on a impressive note as flashback episodes roll in during the titles. The introduction scene of Prabhas and Anushka impresses. Majorly the first half deals with the love story of Devasena and Amarendra Baahubali and their marriage that leads the story forward to the answer of why Kattappa killed Baahubali.

Bahubali 2 has already broken several records and one among them is its collections from the USA due to pre-booking of tickets. The amount that is derived from the  US  for the first day of the  show is about 19 crore INR .It is also a record created by an end to end Indian movie produced in the country with India  cast and technicians .

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