Actors: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Sathyaraj, Ramya Krishnan, Nassar, Tamannaah
Genres: Epic, Fantasy, action
Release date: 28 April 2017
Launguage: Tamil, Telugu
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
Epic, Fantasy, action
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (English: The One with Strong Arms: The Conclusion), also known by the initialism BB2, is a 2017 Indian epic fantasy action film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film was produced by Tollywood studio Arka Media Works. It is the continuation of Baahubali: The Beginning, taking place before and after the events of that film. It was originally made in Telugu and Tamil and dubbed into Hindi, Malayalam, German, French, Japanese and English. The film stars major actors from Tollywood industry with Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and Sathyaraj in lead roles. Initially, both parts were produced on a joint budget of ₹250 crore (₹2.5 billion) but the budget of the second part was later increased. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion was premiered at the British Film Institute, and is the inaugural feature film at the 39th Moscow International Film Festival. The Conclusion is showcased in the “Indian Panorama” section of the 48th International Film Festival of India.
The Conclusion was theatrically released over 9000 screens worldwide on 28 April 2017. Baahubali 2 was the first Telugu film to be released in 4K High Definition format. It is estimated that close to 200 screens were upgraded to 4K projectors before the release date of the movie. Baahubali 2 released to positive reviews from critics and surpassed the 2014 Hindi film PK to briefly become the highest grossing Indian film of all time, collecting approximately ₹800 crore (US$120 million) worldwide within just six days of its release. It became the first ever Indian film to gross over ₹1,000 crore (US$160 million) in all languages, doing so in just ten days. Within India, it set many films records, becoming the highest grossing film in the Hindi language as well as in its original Telugu and Tamil languages. Currently, it stands as the highest grossing film in India and the second highest-grossing Indian film worldwide. The film sold an estimated 105 million tickets (10.5 crore) during its box office run, one of the highest footfalls for any film in India. The film has garnered the Telstra People’s Choice Award at the 2017 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.