SS Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" has been impressing everyone with its content including superstar Rajinikanth, so much so that he called the movie India's cinema pride.
With every passing day, the film is only adding more to the money machines and unbelievably, it's managed to gross more than 500 Crores till date - including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil & Malayalam versions.
If you thought The Beginning set new records for a Hindi-dubbed film, Baahubali 2 is estimated to have made over Rs 55 crore on the opening day, the highest-ever for a Hindi film. The collection for the weekend also looks quite promising going by no other major film is being released. The Karan Johar produced the historical film with some massive screening in opened to have 9000 screens worldwide, with nearly 6,500 screens in India alone.
Master storyteller filmmaker SS Rajamouli's huge vision on a colossal canvas is on a record-breaking spree with "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion". On day one itself, the film collected Rs 155 crore approximately inclusive of all the languages.
The film has also emerged as the highest grossing film on a Monday in its Hindi version. As of now collection of the melodrama is Rs 121 crore in India afterward next day when the film hit theatre, and a total of Rs 217 crore worldwide. The film has made under the big budget of Rs. 250 crores which later increased due to the charges of director and actors, the film made under the total budget of Rs. 300 crores. As per early estimates, Baahubali 2 registered fantastic response at the ticket counters in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala during the day. The sequel continues the story of warring royal cousins in an ancient mythical kingdom and again features top South Indian stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannah and Anushka Shetty.
Sathyaraj, as Kattappa was paid Rs 2 crore, reportedly. "Highest Monday ever." Not just in India, the film is doing great business internationally too.
The first installment of Baahubali (which means "the one with strong arms") earned a muscular $100 million worldwide, including $77 million in India. Its gross domestic collections are put at Rs 230 crore.