It's been two years when filmmaker SS Rajamouli's superhit movie 'Baahubai: The Beginning' had hit the theatres for the first time in 2015.
The movie marked the commencement of a new era of cinema as it set up new standards for movies that followed it.
This 2015 release was not just the most successful movie of that year, but it also made way for the commendable success of its sequel 'Baahubali: The Conclusion' which was released in April this year and created a history with its unimaginable records.
Starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia, Ramya Krishnan and Sathyaraj in key roles, the Baahubali franchise is has touted as the iconic series of the industry.
As 'Baahubali' completes two years of its release, we bring you some interesting facts about this SS Rajamouli directorial:
Director SS Rajamouli had invented a new language for the Kalakeya tribe in the movie. Known as the KiliKil language, it had 748 words with a set of 40 grammar rules.
Rana Daggubati, who won accolades as Bhallaldeva in 'Baahubali', had put on around 33 kgs of weight for his role. He reportedly included 400 egg whites in his everyday regime.
This Prabhas starrer even made its way to the Guiness World Record for the largest film poster ever at 50,000 sq ft in size, which was unveiled in Cochin.
Undoubtedly, the VFX in Baahubali is worth an applaud. But little did anyone know that Rajamouli had collaborated with the VFX team of Hollywood flick 'Jurassic World' for his movie. In fact, it is also said that almost 600 VFX artists had worked on the Baahubali franchise.
Baahubali: The Beginning became the most expensive Indian film at the time of its release with an estimated budget of Rs 250 crore.