Baahubali movie directed by SS Rajamouli had an earth-shattering response at the Indian Box Office on the first day of release, Friday.
The film starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishna and Sathyaraj is expected to break all Box Office records with it's first day collection.
Advance booking of tickets have led to the movie tickets being sold out in almost all the major metropolitan cities. The single screen theaters too are sold out with their tickets being sold in black at the cost of Rs 10000 allegedly.
The entire movie was made on a budget of Rs 250 crores and two parts have been made. The part one released on 10th July, which itself has set the Box Office registers ringing. Part two is said to release in 2016.
Baahubali released in four languages, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam in over 4000 odd screens including 135 screens in US. The film has already crossed 1 million at the USA box office alone, which adds another feather to the maker's cap, for Baahubali created another new record in the history of Indian cinema.
Trade expert Taran Adarsh Tweetwed," #Baahubali creates HISTORY. Records HIGHEST EVER Day 1 biz in *all versions*: ₹ 50 cr. India biz. PHENOMENAL. UNPRECEDENTED."
He went on to reveal the collections obtained for the Hindi version of the movie, "#Baahubali [Hindi] Fri ₹ 5.15 cr. India biz. HIGHEST biz for a *dubbed movie in Hindi*. FANTASTIC!"
On Saturday, the collections increased by 40%, Taran tweeted, "#Baahubali [dubbed Hindi version] witnesses 40% growth on Day 2. Fri 5.15 cr, Sat 7.09 cr. Total: ₹ 12.24 cr. India biz. SUPERB!"
This brings the total collection from Hindi to Rs 12.24 crores from two days, Friday and Saturday.
Check out the response the movie has received...
ATMUS Entertainment @ATMUSent
#Bahubali USA $1M official at 5pm EST - $1,010,550 from 118 screens on Rentrak.
Andhra Pradesh Shows
Baahubali - the Beginning shows began as early as 4.00 am in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Ticket Prices
The tickets were sold at a price range of Rs 4000-8000 and yet the theater tickets ended up getting completely sold out.
All Other States
In all other states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra ,the first show of the Baahubali - the Beginning began at 6.30 am and once again the theaters were all housefull through the day.
The later shows at mid morning and noon too were sold out. Even the first weekend tickets for the movie is completely sold out.
The film will be the biggest opener of 2015 if not in the cinema history, with a record collection.
Director Rajamouli took 3 years to make this movie and is releasing it in two parts, the sequel will hit the screens in 2016.
Actor Prabhas plays the lead hero in the film. He plays the role of both Shiva and the role of Shiva's father Amarendra Baahubali.
Rana Daggubati will be seen in the role of King Bhallala Deva and has a major role in the movie.
Ramya Krishna is seen in the role of Sivagami and has given one of the best performances in the movie.
While everybody has received praises, it is Tamannaah Bhatia who has failed to impress the people with their acting skills.
The movie has released in over 4000 odd screens including the 135 screens in US where it managed to collect Rs 1 crore.
Both the actors changed their entire lifestyle to get their look right for the film and ended up putting on 100 kilos.
Rana has acted in Hindi films like Dum Maaro Dum and Baby along with Akshay Kumar.
The war scenes of the movie are said to be the best part and is apparently a 30 minutes long.
Prabhas Marriage Postponed
So dedicated is the actor in connection to the movie that he even postponed his marriage to finish the shooting.
Dhanush tweeted, "My best wishes to team #baahubali .. My sincere prayers for this film to become a huge hit. All the best @ssrajamouli sir."
taapsee pannu @taapsee
Tapsee tweeted, "And the phenomenon called #Baahubali The world shall wake up to 'The Beginning'."
Baahubali created a record by featuring on BBC's documentary on 100 years of Indian cinema even before its release, never has such a thing happened before.
Prabhas's workout equipment itself costed about Rs 1 crore.
Jurassic World Connection
The special effects team who worked for Jurassic World also worked for Baahubali movie. More than 800 technicians worked in the art and visuals department.