Baahubali-2: Pre-release Biz Breaks Records
Hyderabad: Breaking all previous records, the pre-release business of Baahubali-2 has touched ₹ 130 crore in just two Telugu states, according to Industry reports. The magnum opus of SS Rajamouli has already crossed the ₹ 300 crore mark in the five languages it was being released. One trade source revealed that Nizam area has done a remarkable pre-release business of ₹ 47.5 crore. This is a record and no other film has grossed such a huge amount well before the movie is screened.
In fact, the first part i.e. ‘Bahubali-The Beginning’ has made just ₹ 66.20 crore pre-release business only. Compared to it, the second part i.e. ‘Bahubali-The Conclusion’ has made just double that amount –₹ 130 crore plus.
It might be recalled that the first part has grossed a whopping ₹ 600 crore, which is the second highest Indian movie to make such a massive revenue. It is expected that both the parts would rake in ₹ 1000 crore plus.
Area-wise pre-release business in AP and Telangana:
Nizam….. ₹47.5 cr
Ceded….. ₹25 cr
Vizag+Krishna…. ₹23 cr
Guntur…….. ₹11.5 cr
East, West….. ₹17.5 cr
Nellore….. ₹5.5 cr
Total Telangana + AP: ₹ 130 Crores
The grand premiere show of the mega movie will be on April 27 and the release is on April 28.