Baahubali– The Beginning, a forthcoming Indian epic movie all set to hit screens this week on 10th July. It is the most expensive movie in the history of Indian Cinema made up with production cost of 250 crores. Baahubali is historical movie based on the story of two brothers’ clashes for the control of kingdom. It is featuring the ensemble cast that includes Prabhas Raju, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia & Anushka Shetty in lead roles.
Baahubali is directed by S.S. Rajamouli and produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni. The movie is originally made in Tamil & Telugu and will release in four more dubbed languages- Hindi, Malayalam, English & French. Releasing on approx. 6000 screens worldwide that includes 2000 screens of Tamil, Telugu & Malayalam versions, 1500 screens of Hindi version and rest 2500 screens in overseas for English & French versions.
The Telugu version of the movie is being presented by Arka Mediaworks, Tamil version by Green Studio & UV Creations. Global United Media presenting its Malayalam version and Dharma Productions & AA Films are presenting the Hindi version. The advance booking of Baahubali Telugu version has already been started in selected cities of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana- click here to check theaters list of Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Nizamabad & Warangal.
Fans are super excited for the movie, due to which Telugu distributors Arka Mediaworks decided to open its advance booking so early to avoid last moment inconvenience for audience. Within couple of days, almost all shows for first weekend have been completely booked in selected cities where advance booking is available. As per the report, Baahubali is expected to recover it entire production cost before its release with its satellite rights, music rights, distribution licenses selling and pre-booking collection.
This Indian movie is getting international coverage, Hollywood reporters comparing it with Troy, 300 & Hercules. This is really a great achievement for Indian Cinema, that the standard of Baahubali is much higher as Hollywood’s big movies. After analyzing all the aspects, the movie is expected to rake double of its budget worldwide i.e. 500 crores plus. Baahubali is ready to engrave its name in the history of Indian Cinema, will definitely set records at international box office.
In India except south regions, Baahubali will have only one week to perform and to collect as much as it can. Because on 17th of July, the much awaited movie of superstar Salman Khan i.e. Bajrangi Bhaijaan is releasing. So it is obvious that the movie will have to face a heavy competition with Bajrangi Bhaijaan in its second week in India except its dominated south regions. On overseas screens Baahubali can easily compete with Bajrangi Bhaijaan because of its super quality VFX and international level production.