Prabhas' "Baahubali: the Beginning" (Bahubali), which was premiered on MAA TV, has received an overwhelming response from the audience and beaten the TRP ratings record of "Bajrangi Bhaijaan".
"Baahubali: the Beginning" was released in theatres in four languages -Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam - on 10 July. The satellite rights of all four versions have been sold for a record price. If we are to go by the reports, its rights of four languages have fetched Rs 45 crore. Its Malayalam version was recently premiered on Mazhavil Manorama on 4 October and got good response from viewers.
MAA TV has acquired the rights of its Telugu version. Along the film unit, the TV channel released some promos about its world premiere on its social media pages as well as the official pages of "Baahubali". The channel aired the blockbuster movie at 6.00 pm on Saturday. It has garnered very good response.
The makers of "Baahubali" and the boss of MAA TV is thrilled with the overwhelming response for its premiere and they have all thanks for the audience. But they are yet to reveal the TRP ratings for telecast of the film. If we are to go by the early estimates, the movie has recorded 35 to 40 TRP ratings.
Junior NTR's "Temper" was recently premiered on Gemini TV in June 2015 and it has recorded TRP ratings of 26.5. The movie had beaten the records of "Gabbar Singh", "Magadheera", "Attarintiki Daredi and become the Telugu movie with all time highest TRP ratings.
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan" was recently premiered on Star Gold and registered 15.5 points. It recorded the all time highest TRP ratings, beating the previous record of Aamir Khan's 3 Idiots (10.9). Now, "Baahubali" has beaten the record of Salman Khan's film. Its Hindi version is set to be premiered on Sony Max TV this evening and it ratings is expected to be bigger than its Telugu version.
Here is the list of all-time top 10 Telugu movies TRP ratings. This figures are gathered from various reports and they may not match with the real numbers.
|Rank||Movie||TRP Ratings||TV Channel|
|5||Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle chettu||20||MAA|