July 11, 2015 :: S. S Rajamouli’s “Baahubali creates History :: The film recorded the highest opening day for an Indian film.
S. S Rajamouli’s “Baahubali – the Beginning” (Bahubali) has raked in fantastic collection at the worldwide box office on the first day. It has become the biggest opener of all time, shattering all previous records.
Baahubali : The Beginning stylized as bāhubaLi, is a 2015 two part Indian Telugu epic film, written and directed by S. S. Rajamouli. It is primarily made in Telugu language. It is simultaneously made in Tamil language as well. The film produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devinen will also have dubbed versions in Hindi and Malayalam. Baahubali features an ensemble cast of Prabhas, Rana, Tamannaah and Anushka Shetty in the lead roles, and Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nassar, Adivi Sesh, Tanikella Bharani and Sudeep in crucial roles.
The film is presented by K. Raghavendra Rao of Telugu movie industry, while K.E. Gnanavel Raja and UV Creations presenting the Tamil theatrical version, Karan Johar is presenting the Hindi theatrical version, and Global United Media is presenting the Malayalam theatrical version. The soundtrack and background score for the film is composed by M. M. Keeravani. Sabu Cyril designed art for the film. while V. Srinivas Mohan is the Visual effects supervisor.
The project is touted to be the most expensive production in the history of Indian cinema. Baahubali also one of the few films featured in BBC’s documentary on 100 Years of Indian cinema directed by Sanjeev Bhaskar. The film was shot using Arri Alexa XT camera marking Rajamouli’s first film using digital camera and the principal photography began at Rock Gardens in Kurnool on 6 July 2013. Before the film proceed to its audio release, a small 20 second teaser of the movie has been released on 30 May 2015. A poster was unveiled in Kochi, Kerala, which the makers claim, is the largest film poster in the world. The first part of film was released worldwide on 10 July 2015. The film recorded the highest opening day for an Indian film.
Directed by S.S.Rajamouli
Produced by Shobu Yarlagadda, Prasad Devineni
Screenplay by S. S. Rajamouli, Rahul Koda, Madhan Karky, Vijayendra Prasad
Story by V. Vijayendra Prasad
Prabhas as Amarendra Baahubali and Shivudu alias Mahendra Baahubali
Rana Daggubati as Bhallala Deva in Telugu and Palvaalthevan in Tamil
Tamannaah as Avantika
Anushka Shetty as Devasena
Sathyaraj as Kattappa
Nassar as Bijjala Deva in Telugu and Pingala Devan in Tamil
Ramya Krishnan as Sivagami
Sudeep as Aslam Khan in cameo
Adivi Sesh as Bhadrudu
Rohini as Shivudu’s mother
S. S. Rajamouli in cameo appearence
Nora Fatehi in cameo appearence in a song.
Scarlett Mellish Wilson in cameo appearence in a song.
Gabriela Bertante in cameo appearence in a song
Prabhakar as Kalakeya
Rakesh Varre as a soldier of Bhallaladeva
Music by M. M. Keeravani
Cinematography K. K. Senthil Kumar
Edited by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Production company Arka Media Works
Telugu : Arka Media Works
Tamil : Studio Green
Hindi : Dharma Productions
Malayalam : Global United Media