One question that trended the most after the film’s release is ‘Why did Kattappa kill Bahubali?’

Year of Bahubali 8 mind-blowing facts about Indias biggest blockbuster in 2015Image by arrangement
Features Year In Review Sunday, December 27, 2015 - 22:20

 S S Rajamouli’s Bahubali, did not simply become India’s biggest blockbuster in 2015, but turned out to be one of the grandest films India has had after a very long time. The movie stunned critics and fans with its magnificent  visual effects matching Hollywood standards and a powerful star-cast. Rajamouli, focused in getting all the nuances of the movie right, took a full two years or a little more to make it. The movie released in 4000 movie screens  with a budget of Rs 250 crore.


Bahubali which was dubbed in 4 different languages crossed Rs 100 crore mark in 36 hours after its release.


17 VFX companies and 600 VFX artists worked on the project. Bahubali and Hollywood’s Jurassic World share the same VFX crew. The movie involved a lot of complex computer-generated imagery (CGI), with almost 4,500-5,000 VFX shots in 3 hours.


S.S. Rajamouli took 109 days to get the waterfall shot right and was shot in 3 different locations before zeroing down on one. 


India’s first Bahubali themed film museum was created. It will house all the weapons, armours and costumes that the actors used in the film.


It's the only film to feature on BBC's documentary on 100 years of Indian cinema even before its release.


A new language named 'KILIKI' was invented for the terrifying Kalakeya tribe in the movie.A completely new language was developed, with 750 words and 40 grammar rules. The language has an uncanny resemblance with the Dothraki language invented and used in Game Of Thrones. 


One question that trended the most after the film’s release is ‘Why did Kattappa kill Bahubali?’ 


Ravi Pillai, an NRI from Kerala conducted a wedding for his daughter that was designed by the same crew that made Bahubali set.

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