The much-awaited multi-lingual film Baahubali today, the movie hit the screens worldwide to a rousing response from the audience.
Touted as one of the most expensive films made in the country
with a reported budget of about Rs 250 crore, the period action
drama starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishna, Anushka and
Tamannaah in lead roles released in 4,000 plus theatres
Movie lovers thronged theatres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
when the screening of the film began this morning as the craze for
the flick reached a crescendo in the run up to its release.
Police had to intervene to control the frenzied crowds at
theatres in some places of the two states. The advance booking of
tickets for watching the film witnessed a scramble ahead of the
The rush for online booking led to crashing of computer servers
at some places and serpentine queues were seen at cinema halls and
Baahubali director S S Rajamouli and other members of
the film unit visited a theatre in the city this morning. Rajamouli
politely declined to speak to the media on the occasion. The film
received appreciation from film industry veterans like Amitabh
Bachchan and many other celebrities who managed to watch the movie
at the special screening hosted by Karan Johar in YRF
Check out the pics of celebs at the special screening of the
Shahrukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan was seen arriving at the special
screening of Baahubali which took place at YRF studios.
Karan Johar who has bought the Hindi rights of the film through
his production house was also there.
Tamannaah Bhatia who is acting in the movie was also present at
the Hindi premiere of the movie.
Rana Daggubati who plays the lead role in the movie along with
Prabhas was also present at the special screening.
Sidharth Malhotra whose movie Brothers will release soon was
also seen at the special screening.
Siddharth Roy Kapur
Vidya Balan's husband and UTV head honcho Siddharth Roy Kapur
was also seen.
Producer Vashu Bhagnani's son and actor by profession, Jackky
was also seen at the screening.
Punit Malhotra, director of hit movies was also seen arriving at
YRf studios for the special screening of the movie.
Ayan Mukerji director of hit movies like Wake Up Sid and Yeh
Jawaani Hai Deewani was also spotted.
Dino Morea who has not left acting to become a successful
businessman was also seen.