Director SS Rajamouli’s most awaited film ‘Baahubali 2’ created a record much before its release. Well, the movie has raked in Rs 500 crore as part of its distribution and theatrical rights.
Now this is a record, no movie can boast of. The movie will release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi and for each of its version, distributors have paid a record price.
As per figures presented by Ramesh Bala, the Hindi version, (that will be distributed by Karan Johar) has fetched a whopping Rs 120 crore, the Tamil version has raked in Rs 47 crore, and the Karnataka rights, Rs 45 crore and Kerala rights, a record breaking Rs 10 crore. The Telugu rights from all states together have minted Rs 130 crore.
Internationally, the North American rights have fetched a whopping Rs 45 crore. The cost of US distribution rights is yet to be disclosed. Apart from this, its satellite rights have also added to his enormous amount – The Hindi dubbed version has been snapped at Rs 51 crore, while the original Telugu version at Rs 26 crore. This magnum Opus is clearly going places already.
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) February 1, 2017
‘Baahubali 2’ shooting lasted for three and a half years. It is a sequel of 2015 released film ‘Baahubali’. The final day of shoot was a n emotional moment for the entire cast and crew.
The movie stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah, Anushka Shetty, Sathyaraj, Ramya Krishnan. The film will release on 28 April, 2017.