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15 Shocking Unknown Facts About Baahubali-The Beginning

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Did you know Baahubali's premiere shows ticket prices soared so high that the prices were said to be ranging between Rs. 4000 to Rs. 8000?

Did you know Baahubali has registered its name in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the world's largest poster which is about 51,000 square feet tall?

And of course the fact that it took three long years to complete this movie with a budget of over Rs 250 crores, thereby making it the most expensive movie ever made in the history of Indian cinema.

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There are so many shocking aspects like this about this magnum opus that will leave you shocked and make your jaws drop. Come on a film that had over 800 technicians working in the art and visual department alone and whose pre-production preparation itself took 1 year, longest time ever, there ought to be a number of shocking facts that we are not aware of.

This movie stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead roles with Karan Johar's Dharma Productions buying the Hindi rights of the movie.

Even before its release the film was showcased on BBC in their documentary on 100 years of cinema. What can be a more proud factor for the team than this?

Check out such shocking unknown facts about the film...


Both Prabhas and Rana have gained over 100-Kg weight for this film. They underwent special training to obtain the look for the film.


The target for both actors was to consume 2,000-4,000 calories per day and the diet was strictly non vegetarian.

VFX studios

26 VFX studios and 600 graphic artists executed the graphics around the world.

Record High Sets

Usually 24 foot hight set is created for Indian movies, but for Baahubali 45 foot tall sets where created which is a record.

800 technicians

More than 800 technicians worked on the art, design and visual effects of the movie.

Award Winning Technicians

Baahubali had award winning technicians working for it, the common thing about Jurassic world and this movie is that both had the same special effects team.

Languages Made

Baahubali was made in Telugu and Tamil and later dubbed in Hindi, Malayalam, English, French and Japanese.

Expensive Film

Baahubali film is the most expensive film made with a budget of 250 crores. The film is set to release in 4,000 screens including 135 screens in US only.

4500 VFX shots

More than 4500 VFX shots were taken for the movie. The makers have spent a whopping Rs 85 crores on visual effects of the film itself.


Arri Alexa XT was used to shoot Rajamouli's first full length feature film.


The movie was even featured on BBC's documentary on 100 years of cinema. The best part it, Baahubali was the only film that was included even before it's release.

Peter Hein

Peter Hein has been training the lead actor for the film. Trainers from Vietnam were roped in to train the actors Prabhas, Anushka, Rana and Sathyaraj as there were a lot of war and action sequences in the film.


The pre-production of the film took almost 1 year which is the maximum for any Indian movie. It took 3 years to complete this film.


Prabhas consumed 40 boiled egg whites everyday. He even postponed his marriage for the sake of this movie.

Expensive Equipment

Lead actor Prabhas's body building equipments costs around 1.5 crores.

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