Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (English: The One with Strong Arms: The Conclusion) is a 2017 Indian historical fiction film co-written and directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film was produced by Tollywood studio Arka Media Works. It is the continuation of Baahubali: The Beginning, taking place before and after the events of that film. It was originally made in both Telugu and Tamil and dubbed into Hindi, Malayalam, German, French, Japanese and English. The film stars major actors from Tollywood industry with Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and Sathyaraj in lead roles. Initially, both parts were jointly produced on a budget of ₹250 crore (₹2.5 billion), however, the budget of the second part was increased later. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has made a record of highest pre-release business with ₹500 crore (₹5 billion).
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion was premiered at the British Film Institutes and was theatrically released over 9000 screens worldwide on 28 April 2017. Baahubali 2 was the first Telugu film to be released in 4K High Definition format. It is estimated that close to 200 screens are being upgraded to 4K projectors before the release date of the movie.
Baahubali 2 released to positive reviews from critics and surpassed the 2014 Hindi film PK, to become the highest grossing Indian film of all time, collecting approx ₹800 crore (US$120 million) worldwide within just six days of its release. It became the first ever Indian film to gross over ₹1000 crore (US$155 million) in all languages, doing so in just ten days.
|Directed by||S. S. Rajamouli|
· Shobu Yarlagadda
· Prasad Devineni
· K. V. Vijayendra Prasad
· S. S. Rajamouli
|Story by||K. V. Vijayendra Prasad|
· Rana Daggubati
· Ramya Krishnan
· Anushka Shetty
|Music by||M. M. Keeravani|
|Cinematography||K. K. Senthil Kumar|
|Edited by||Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao|
|Arka Media Works|
· Arka Media Works
· K Productions
|Released date||· 28 April 2017|
· 171 minutes (Telugu)
· 168 minutes (Tamil)
Songs and Musics
|Malayalam Track list|
|1.||“Bali Bali Bahubali”||Yazin Nizar, Vijay Yesudas, Shweta Mohan||3:29|
|2.||“Ore Oru Raja”||Vijay Yesudas, Shweta Mohan||3:27|
|3.||“Mukil Varna Mukunda”||Shweta Mohan||4:56|
|4.||“Arkum Tholkathe”||Madhu Balakrishnan||3:31|
|5.||“Oru Jeevan Bahuthayagam”||M. M. Keeravani|
Total box office collection “till date”
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion on the first day of its release grossed ₹217 crore (US$34 million)[worldwide which is the highest opening ever for an Indian film surpassing Kabali (₹87.5 crore (US$14 million)). Baahubali 2 set a new Indian record of Worldwide gross of about ₹540 crore (US$84 million) in just 3 days. Baahubali 2 grossed US$81 million, third on the global box office list, during the opening weekend, including US$10.1 million in the United States alone, the highest-ever opening for an Indian film in the US.
It set a new record of highest ever domestic grosser in all languages in India grossing ₹565 crore (US$88 million) in 5 days. It also became the highest grossing Indian film ever with worldwide gross of ₹792 crore in all languages in just six days. Baahubali 2 became the first Indian film to worldwide gross in excess of ₹1,000 crore (US$160 million) in all languages. The film grossed over ₹1,250 crore (US$190 million) crores in all languages by the end of two weeks. After sixteen days, the film’s global collection stood at ₹1,330 crore (US$210 million). It grossed over ₹1,450 crore (US$230 million) by the end of nineteen days. It’s worldwide gross crossed ₹1,500 crore (US$230 million) at the end of twenty one days. As of 23 May 2017, it’s worldwide collection at box office stands at ₹1,586 crore (US$250 million). It even creates a huge record by collecting ₹1,000 crore (US$160 million)net collections in India.