As the day progresses and the world comes to know ‘why did Kattapa kill Baahubali?’ this Friday with the release of BAAHUBALI 2 : THE CONCLUSION, the modern day epic is breaking records already and setting trends. The latest is the biggest release in the history of Indian cinema, here are the details.
It is reported that the second installment of S.S. Rajamouli epic – BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING, BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION will be releasing in a record breaking 9000 screens worldwide.
The Indian territory count will be a whopping 6500 screens, such is the craze that in states like Telugu shows are starting as early as 6 am. The Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah and Sathyaraj starrer is also reported to have the biggest launch for an Indian film in the US.
Reports suggest that the movie’s Telugu, Tamil and Hindi versions will release on 1,100 screens in the US. Tamil, Telugu and Hindi versions of BAAHUBALI 2 will be released in Canada on over 150 screens in about 80-plus locations. It will also be the first film to release in the original IMAX format in these markets.
And that’s not all, the Hindi version of BAAHUBALI 2 will also get a wide release in New Zealand, Australia and Fiji Islands. The Tamil version of the film is also set for a huge release across Malaysia. The film will also premiere in the UK as part of UK-India Year of Culture events.
Truly, BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION is the sequel to S.S. Rajamouli’s 2015 epic extravaganza BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING that spread like an epidemic across India breaking records and taking the audience in a unique world of trance and frenzy.