Anushka Shetty's character in the movie is named as Devasena. She is playing the love interest of Baahubali(Prabhas). Impressed by her performance in her earlier movies Arundhati and Mirchi, SS Rajamouli roped in the actress to star in a female lead role in Baahubali. Anushka Shetty will be seen pregnant, in the second part of the movie says sources.
Anushka quoted that, "I never grew up watching films, but for this movie I got the opportunity to actually work with amazing technicians, make-up artists, graphic designers among others, which is a huge learning experience by itself. Bahubali has a very intense screenplay along with a grand scale."
Baahubali will be releasing in two-parts and the first part of the movie is slated to release for 2015. Anushka Shetty is also acting in Rudhramadevi, as a warrior Queen-Rudhrama Devi, produced and directed by Gunasekhar.