The film was released worldwide on 28 April 2017. Baahubali 2 was the first Telugu film to be released in 4K High Definition format. It is estimated that close to 200 screens are being upgraded to 4K projectors before the release date of the movie.
Baahubali 2 became the first Indian film to get a worldwide gross of more than ₹500 crore (₹5 billion) in all languages in just three days. Baahubali 2 became the highest grossing Indian film ever with worldwide gross of approx ₹900 crore (₹9 billion) in all languages in just seven days, surpassing PK worldwide gross of ₹792 crore. On the 9th day, Baahubali 2 became the first Indian film ever to collect ₹1000 crore.
Rajamouli too has been giving Prabhas all credits for Baahubali. In many interviews, he said that without Prabhas’ motivation and dedication, it would have been hard for the director to keep the team together. Rajamouli also revealed how Prabhas did not take up any other project in past five years to keep himself in his Baahubali character.
The 37-year-old actor, who is currently holidaying in the US, wrote an emotional Facebook post where he expressed his gratitude to his admirers from around the world for their immense love and support.
“A big thank you to SS Rajamouli sir for believing in me to carry his huge vision to the masses, giving me a once-in- a-lifetime character of Baahubali and making the entire journey so special.”
Prabhas invested his four years for ‘Baahubali’ and did not take any assignment during this span of time. Prabhas is first south Indian actor who featured at Madame Tussauds.
Film also stars Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan, Sthyaraj and Tamannaah Bhatia in pivotal roles.
Actor Prabhas, who became a household name in Bollywood with the Baahubali franchise, will be seen next in ‘Saaho’, which is being simultaneously shot in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. UV Creations’ ‘Saaho’, produced by Vamsi and Pramod, is currently being shot at picturesque locations in the country and abroad.
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