"Baahubali", the magnum opus directed by SS Rajamouli, is set for a grand release on 10 July. The movie, touted to be the biggest in India, will hit screens in four different languages simultaneously.
"Baahubali" is reportedly a story of revenge between two brothers who are fighting for a kingdom. With just few hours away for the release, the makers of the movie are making sure the film gets maximum reach.
The film's distribution in Telugu is being handled by Arka Media Works, Tamil by Studio Green and UV Creations, Malayalam by Global United Media and Hindi by Dharma Productions.
With expectations reaching sky high, we list here five reasons why "Baahubali" is a must-watch.
Unique and Big
"Baahubali" has a special and unique space in Indian cinema for being the first-of-its-kind. It is the most expensive film in Indian cinema till date. Made with a budget of over Rs 250 crore, "Baahubali" will be released in two parts and is touted to be India's answer to Hollywood movie "300". The first part in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi hits screens tomorrow (Friday).
Director SS Rajamouli
Director SS Rajamouli is probably one of the best directors in the industry who assures a great cinematic experience for his audience, well reflected in his movies "Eaga" and "Magadheera". Being one of the best story tellers in Indian cinema today, Rajamouli has apparently kept in store a visual treat in his upcoming film, glimpses of which were revealed in the trailers and teasers.
"Baahubali" boasts of the best technical crew available in the industry. The film has been supported by 25 National award winning technicians and artists, which is new in Indian cinema.
The list includes Sabu Cyril as production designer, Srinivas Mohan as visual effects producer, K Senthil Kumar as cinematographer, MM Keeravani as music composer, Peter Hein as stunt choreographer and PM Satheesh as sound designer.
VFX and CGI
"Baahubali" is said have visuals which are larger-than-life and sources close to the movie say that the makers have used the best technology for the visual effects. The graphic works done for the movie is said to be the major highlight and the computer graphics imagery and VFX occupy nearly 90 percent of the movie.
Another major highlight of the film is said to be its strong star cast who gave nearly two years for this movie. Sources say that the commitment and efforts taken by the artists are well reflected in the film.
The star cast includes Prabhas as Baahubali, Rana Daggubati as Bhalladeva, Tamanna as Avanthika, Sudeep as Aslam Khan, Sathyaraj as Kattappa, Nasser as Pingalathevan, Prabhakar as Kalakkeya, Ramya Krishna as Shivagami and Anushka Shetty as Devasena.