Baahubali :: first non-Hindi film to earn Rs 500 crore / $78 Million Worldwide
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Baahubali :: first non-Hindi film to earn Rs 500 crore / $78 Million Worldwide

Baahubali ::  first non-Hindi film to earn Rs 500 crore / $78 Million WorldwideAugust | 03, 2015 :: Baahubali is the first non-Hindi film to earn Rs 500 crore / $78 Million Worldwide

SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali became the first Non Hindi film to earn Rs 500-crore mark on Sunday after staying strong at the worldwide box office for four weeks since its release.

Baahubali has managed to hang on to more than 2,000 screens around the world in its fourth week. It has earned praise for its amazing special effects and its massive scale.

Only two other Indian films have ever reached this level of success: Aamir Khan’s PK set the all-time record in 2014 with 7.4 billion rupees (US$120 million) in worldwide grosses; Yash Raj Films’ Dhoom 3 had previously held the record at 5.24 billion rupees (US$85 million) when it rolled out in 2013.

A mythological drama about two brothers at war for a kingdom, the film stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead roles.

 Baahubali : The Beginning, also presented as Bāhubali: The Beginning (English: The One With Strong Arms) is a 2015 Indian bilingual epic historical fiction film written and directed by S. S. Rajamouli. Produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni, it is the first of two cinematic parts. The film was simultaneously made in Telugu and Tamil and dubbed into Hindi, Malayalam and French languages. Baahubali: The Beginning features an ensemble cast of Prabhas, Rana, Tamannaah and Anushka Shetty in lead roles. Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nassar, Adivi Sesh, Tanikella Bharani and Sudeep appear in supporting roles.

Baahubali : The Beginning is the most expensive production in the history of Indian cinema to date. The film was shot using Arri Alexa XT camera, marking Rajamouli’s first film to use digital cameras; the principal photography began at Rock Gardens in Kurnool on 6 July 2013. Sabu Cyril was the production designer for the film, the soundtrack and background score for the film was composed by M. M. Keeravani, and V. Srinivas Mohan was the visual effects supervisor.

 Baahubali : The Beginning was released worldwide on 10 July 2015 to positive reviews from critics, and it recorded the highest-grossing opening for an Indian film at the box-office. The final part is scheduled for release in 2016.

Directed by         S. S. Rajamouli

Produced by      Prasad Devineni, Shobu Yarlagadda

Screenplay by    Madhan Karky, Rahul Koda, V. Vijayendra Prasad, S. S. Rajamouli

Story by               V. Vijayendra Prasad

Starring  

Prabhas as Shivu/Shivudu alias Mahendra Baahubali and Amarendra Baahubali

Rana Daggubati as Palvaalthevan/Bhallala Deva

   Tamannaah as Avanthika

   Anushka Shetty as Devasena

   Ramya Krishnan as Sivagami

   Sathyaraj as Kattappa

   Nassar as Pingaladevan/Bijjaladeva

   Rohini as Sanga

   Tanikella Bharani as Swamiji

   Adivi Sesh as Bhadrudu/Bhadra

   Prabhakar as Kalakeya king

   Sudeep (cameo) as Aslam Khan

S. Rajamouli (cameo) as spirit seller

   Nora Fatehi (cameo)

   Scarlett Mellish Wilson (cameo)

   Gabriela Bertante (cameo)

   Rakesh Varre as Palvaalthevan/Bhallaladeva’s friend

 Music by              M. M. Keeravani

Cinematography              K. K. Senthil Kumar

Edited by             Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao

Production company   Arka Media Works

Distributed by   Telugu : Arka Media Works

Tamil : Studio Green, UV Creations

Hindi : Dharma Productions

Malayalam : Global United Media

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