SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus, the Baahubali franchise, which swept the box offices across India, has now made its mark on the international theatre scene, too. Baahubali: The Beginning, along with Skyfall and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, will be screened at the London's Albert Hall in 2019, giving Indians one more reason to be proud of their cinema.
The Albert Hall celebrates 10 years of Films in Concert series and these three films have been chosen to be part of the show. The event will include the screening of the classic films with live orchestral accompaniment at the Royal Albert Hall. Taking to Twitter, the Royal Albert Hall announced the screening of the films as well as details about the ticket sale, which begins on Friday. The show will be held on 19 October 2019.
In 2019, we'll be celebrating 10 years of Films in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall. Next year, we have these in store for you:
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Baahubali – The Beginning
Tickets on sale Friday!https://t.co/v5bcxM1V9d pic.twitter.com/NFolhZrvqJ— Royal Albert Hall (@RoyalAlbertHall) November 28, 2018
Director Rajamouli also took to Twitter to express his elation. Sharing Albert Hall’s tweet, the director wrote about a concert he had attended at Albert Hall last year and discussed how great it would be if Baahubali’s soundtrack was played at Albert.
“Someone must have said ‘Thadhaasthu’. Waiting,” he further wrote.
Atended a musical concert at Royal Albert hall Last year. We discussed how great it would be if our #Baahubali Soundtrack plays there..— rajamouli ss (@ssrajamouli) November 28, 2018
Someone must have said "Thadhaasthu"...Waiting... https://t.co/sJE0tJubVg
Last year, Baahubali: the Conclusion 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 was the inaugural feature film at the 39th Moscow International Film Festival. Baahubali: the Conclusion was also screened at the "Indian Panorama" section of the 48th International Film Festival of India.
Directed by SS Rajamouli, Baahubali stars Prabhas in the title role, with Anushka and Tammannah playing the female leads. The film also has an impressive star cast with Sathyaraj, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan and Nasser in pivotal roles.
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.