The world is going crazy over ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’. The success of the movie is breaking all the records and has raised the bar for all the upcoming movies. It has become the first Indian movie to cross the 1000 crore benchmark. Even BBC did a special session on the movie after getting surprised with the movie’s success.
Let’s just accept the fact that we have fallen in love with the ‘Baahubali’ series. The series have beautifully narrated the journey of Baahubali from his childhood to adulthood.
But, did you know that the baby who played the character of the infant Mahendra Bahubali was a girl?
If reports are to be believed, it’s a baby girl in the opening scene of ‘Baahubali: The Beginning” when Shivudu was being rescued. The girl’s name is Akshitha Valslan, who grew up and became Baahubali aka Prabhas. The baby was just of 18 days when she shot the scenes in the movie.
Akshitha is the daughter of Valslan and Smitha of Neeleswaram. Valslan was the production executive for the movie in the Kerala location and that’s when the baby got the unique opportunity of being part of the movie. It took almost five days to shoot her scenes.