It is not breaking news now that Baahubali: The Conclusion has got rave reviews from critics and it is about to re-write history at the Box Office. The craze that Baahubali 2 generated is beyond question and this mindblowing fact is proof of that. Online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow asserted it sold over 3.3 million tickets for Baahubali 2, which released across the country on Friday, or 12 tickets every second a day before the release of filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus.
With this, Baahubali 2 which released in over 6000 screens on Friday, has created an all-time record high on BookMyShow for advance ticket sales surpassing Baahubali 1 by over 350 per cent.
Baahubali 2, which is most loved by the viewers in South India, continues to see a phenomenal response from Hindi-speaking markets also, the statement said.
“Baahubali: The Conclusion is definitely taking the Indian film industry by surprise. The film, even before its release, has proved that its a blockbuster like no other with an extremely high chance of it entering the INR 100 crore club on day 1 itself,” said Ashish Saksena, COO-Cinemas, BookMyShow.
“We have witnessed unprecedented advance ticket bookings on BookMyShow as fans bought as many as 12 tickets a second. The movie has clearly broken all language barriers and has reaffirmed that the audience loves to watch good content,” he said.
Helmed by SS Rajamouli, the magnum opus features Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannah Bhatia, Sathyaraj and Ramya Krishnan in pivotal roles. The movie got rave reviews from critics who said it was a movie in whose cinematic brilliance is beyond comparison. They also heaped praises on the climatic sequence, with some even saying that it would put Marvel superheroes to shame. According to trade experts, Baahubali: The Conclusion earned Rs 39 crore from its Hindi version surpassing the record of Dangal and Sultan. This is just another proof of the movie’s buzz.
(With IANS Inputs)
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