Baahubali 2: Know 10 interesting facts before you watch the movie

Why did Katappa kill Baahubali…? We will indeed get the answer on April 28, but a lot more unknown facts are still there to know about SS Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali series

After a gap of long three years, Baahubali: The Conclusion will hit the theaters in a couple of days. Finally, the wait has come to an end for the fans who are going gaga over the movie’s release.

However, before rushing to theaters to grace your eyes, know some of the interesting stuff you may have missed in all these years.

1. Rajamouli had first approached Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan and John Abraham for the lead roles, Prabhas and Rana are playing, but both denied.

2. Rajamouli’s Baahubali entered Guinness Book of World Records for its grand poster of Bahubali: The Beginning which measures more than 50,000 square feet.

3. Both Prabhas and Rana Daggubati gained enormous weight for Baahubali 2. They used to spend hours in gym and were on strict fitness regime, including diet and workout. Both the actors crossed 100-Kg weight for the movie. Besides, Prabhas used to consume 40 boiled egg white everyday.

4. The climax of Baahubali: The Conclusion alone has a reported cost of Rs 30 crore, which is higher than the total budget of many Tamil movies.

5. Anushka Shetty is the only actress to work with Rajamouli for the Second time. The director has a habit of not repeating actress from his previous movies. Vikramarkudu was Anushka’s first film with Rajamouli.

6. The waterfall scene in Bahubali-The Beginning took almost one-third of the total shooting time of the entire film.

7. Anushka Shetty got herself enrolled for a special weight loss programme in the US before the shoot of Baahubali 2 as she had gained around 20 kilos for her upcoming Telugu-Tamil bilingual Size Zero.

8. Baahubali has increases the ‘pay per movie’ of Tamanna Bhatia by more than double. She was getting around Rs 1.75 Crore per movie prior to her role as Avantika in the movie.

9. Prabhas postponed his marriage for Baahubali 2. The actor is likely to marry soon after the release of the movie to his rumored Bheemavaram-based ladylove.

10. Around 800 technicians were engaged for the movies by director Rajamouli.

 

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