It looks like the word magnum opus is not enough to describe the upcoming SS Rajamouli movie "Baahubali". With every passing day, new figures are coming in about its budget and the latest rumour is about a huge sum earmarked for its audio launch to be held on 31 May.
Sources claim that the budget for the audio launch is more than ₹1 crore and the event will be a grand affair on a scale not witnessed in India cinema till date.
"The audio launch for both Tamil and Telugu versions of the movie is being planned on an unprecedented scale. It will be launched in Hyderabad on May 31. An outdoor venue is being finalised and the makers are expected to spend over ₹1 crore for the event. While the guests' list is being finalised, several popular stars from Telugu and Tamil industry is likely to attend the audio launch. Right from the beginning, the plan was to release the trailer and the audio at the same time to create maximum buzz. The team has already started making arrangements," a source close to the movie told Bollywoodlife.
"Baahubali" is one of the most-awaited movies of the year and being made with a budget of about ₹175 crore. The pre-release business, according to some reports, has already crossed ₹100 crore.
The movie's posters released recently became popular among fans. The movie has a highly impressive star cast comprising Prabhas, Rana Duggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Sudeep, Satyaraj, Ramya Krishnan, Adivi Shesh, Nassar, Tanikella Bharani and Subburaj.
The big budget movie is being produced by Prasad Devineni, K Raghavendra Rao and Shobu Yarlagadda.