Indian films have been doing well at the Chinese box office lately with Aamir Khan’s Dangal turning out to be the highest grosser in China. Further, Secret Superstar had grossed over Rs 800 crores and Bajrangi Bhaijaan grossed over Rs 230 crores.
Following this grand success of films, the makers of Baahubali have been trying to release the film in China and has finally succeeded. According to reports, the film has been censored to be released in China but the release date is yet to be finalised.
It may be mentioned here that Baahubali: the Beginning, on its release, did not create a positive impact on the Chinese audiences and turned out to be a box office dud. With plans on to release its sequel Baahubali: the Conclusion, the filmmakers are hopeful that it would turn out to be a hit.
Directed by SS Rajamouli, Baahubali stars Prabhas in the title role with Anushka and Tammannah playing the female leads. The star cast is impressive with Prakash Raj, Sudeep, Nasser, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj in pivotal roles.
MM Keeravani is the music director for this flick while KK Senthil Kumar cranked the camera and Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao had edited it.
Produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni under the banner Arka Media Works, Baahubali was made on a budget of Rs 250 crores. The film was released in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam.
Baahubali: the Conclusion was not only a commercial success but was critically acclaimed as well. The film went on to win the Telstra People's Choice Award at the 2017 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.
It was premiered at the British Film Institute and at the 39th Moscow International Film Festival it was the inaugural feature film. Baahubali: the Conclusion was showcased in the "Indian Panorama" section of the 48th International Film Festival of India.
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