Filmmaker SS Rajamouli is on a role these days as his recent directorial 'Baahubali: The Conclusion' is doing wonders at the box office. The movie, which is more commonly known as 'Baahubali 2', is the much-awaited sequel of 2015 release 'Baahubali: The Beginning'.
'Baahubali 2', which got a smashing opening at the box office on its day of release, is said to have made a world wide collections of over 800 crores. Interestingly, this movie has already crossed the lifetime collection of 'Baahubali' which had a gross lifetime collection of Rs 650 crore.
These phenomenal earning have made the 'Baahubali' series stand out in history being the only series to enter the unimaginable Rs 1000 crore.
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Yes! It's true. Renowned Bollywood Trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai took it to micro-blogging site Twitter to share the current collection of 'Baahubali: The Conclusion' so far'.
He wrote, "#Baahubali2 becomes the highest grossing Indian film . Worldwide Gross all versions, Week 1 = Rs 800 Cr + Extraordinary!"
Going by his estimate, the 'Baahubali' series as made a total collection of over Rs 1400 crore.
This indeed the first time that an Indian movie series has made it to this prestigious club.
Notably, Indian cinema has been a witness to several series lately - Dhoom series, Krrish series, Murder series, Hate Story series etc.
However, none of them has managed to reach near by Rs 1000 crore club. The highest collection ever made by a series as been Rs 807.47 crore which was made by YRF's 'Dhoom' series accumulating three installments.
As per the trade analyst, 'Baahubali 2' has been declared as the biggest blockbuster of the decade.
And while the movie is expected to continue its run on the box office for a long time, it seems the 'Baahubali' series are yet to redefine the history on Indian cinema.