Baahubali: the Lost Legends
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Director SS Rajamouli and producer Shobu Yarlagadda have extended the world of "Baahubali" by teaming up with Graphic India to create comic books, video games and the animated movie "Baahubali: the Lost Legends".

On 3 February, Arka Mediaworks and SS Rajamouli announced they have partnered with leading character entertainment company Graphic India. With this collaboration, they intend to take the world of "Baahubali: The Beginning" beyond movies into original comic books, novels, animation and video games.

The makers of "Baahubali" revealed the news on the official Twitter page of the movie. They tweeted: "Happy to be associated with @GraphicIndia to explore the #Baahubali universe in a whole new way - Comics, animations, games and many more! #BaahubaliComics - Our first offering to the fans from the world of #Baahubali. Check out the first look! (sic)"

SS Rajamouli says Graphic India is an expert on various trans-media opportunities. "Extending the World of 'Baahubali' beyond movies allows us to reach a larger audiences, and that is really exciting for me. We are happy to be collaborating with Graphic India who I believe have the best knowledge and experience in this space," Andhra Box Office quoted him as saying in a statement.

"Having created so many iconic stories and characters, there is no one more equipped than Graphic India, to take the story of Baahubali forward. We are very excited for what's to come," said Producer Shobu Yarlagadda, the CEO of Arka Mediaworks, in a statement.

"The epic storytelling and groundbreaking visuals SS Rajamouli created have captivated millions of fans, including me, and the future of Indian cinema shall now always be defined as 'before Baahubali' and 'after Baahubali'," said Sharad Devarajan, the Co-Founder and CEO of Graphic India.

"I am so deeply honored and humbled to work with, and learn from Rajamouli, Shobu and the Arka team as we bring their epic world into comics, animation and gaming," Devarajan added.

Graphic India and Arka Mediaworks are now working on an animated movie titled "Baahubali: The Lost Legends", developed and produced by SS Rajamouli and Shobu Yarlagadda.

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