‘Baahubali 2’ crosses Rs 500 crore mark before its release


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.

‘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.