The Baahubali 2 (Bahubali 2) mania is gradually approaching the peak as several theatres witnessed queues as long as a kilometer for its tickets. The videos featuring these scenes are creating a lot of buzz in the social media.
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SS Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali 2 starring Prabhas, Rana Daagubati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah is set to hit to theatres around the world on Friday, April 28. The Baahubali fever has fast gripped Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as there is huge demand for tickets of Baahubali 2 in both the states.
Distributors and exhibitors have doubled up the ticket prices in both the states in a bid to recover their investments on Baahubali in its opening week. Millions of film-goers are excited to watch the movie in the first show on the first day. Despite hiked prices, they are struggling to get tickets for the film.
The movie buffs are forced to wait for the tickets in the queues for hours and queues extending over a kilometre are common scenes in cities in both the neighbouring states. Several fans shot these long queues on their phones and shared the videos on Twitter and Facebook. They are now going viral on the social media.
Cinematographer KK Senthil Kumar, who has handled camera work for Baahubali 2, was all excited to see the queue. He posted a video and tweeted: "@PrasadsMultiplx, went for final check of large format copy. Endless line of Rams and waiting to buy tickets for #Baahubali2."
A movie buff named Santhosh Kancharla shared a video on his Twitter handle and wrote: "Queue for #Baahubali2 tickets @prasadz, Hyderabad at 9 am on 26th April #wkkb @BaahubaliMovie @ssrajamouli . I couldn't grab one "
Pranita Jonnalagedda tweeted a video and wrote: "By 7 am today, at @PrasadsMultiplx, a long line of people waiting to buy tickets for #baahubali2 #BaahubaliTheConclusion Some craze this..."
Hemanth Kumar CR tweeted: "Reading news reports that Warangal district collector Amrapali garu has booked 500 tickets at a multiplex in Hanamkonda on day 1 #Baahubali2."
Balu tweeted: "#Baahubali2 1 show gross in prasad large screen is 1,57,500/- 630 seats 250rs tickets price daily 5 shows gross is rs 7,87,500/-"