SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘Baahubali 2’ is minting money across the world. The movie has broken all the records ever set by any other Indian movie. With its amazing visual effects and picturization, ‘Baahubali 2’ has become one of the best movies of 2017.
People loved the movie so much that they even praised the grandeur by calling it a Hollywood kind of experience. However, Rana Daggubati didn’t take this as a compliment. While having an interaction with the media, Rana said,
This was effectively a Telugu film that was dubbed in Multiple languages but we saw it together as a nation. We followed the old Indian way of storytelling. Nothing was inspired from the west or taken from the west. It is our tale.
Praising the phenomenal director, SS Rajamouli, Rana Daggubati added,
I learnt a lot as an actor and his sincerity towards storytelling is something i really appreciate.
Talking about the collaboration of the ‘Baahubali’ series with Karan Johar, he further added,
We set out to make a big war film. We spent far more than a regular regional or national movie would. So we need the right parents – be it in Hindi, Tamil or Malayalam. And Karan has been a great business partner. It was Karan who I first brought the film to. He knew what we were making and positioned the film really well. The results are for us to see as well. The film in its Hindi dubbed version alone has crossed the Rs 500 crore mark.
The ‘Baahubali’ series shouldn’t be compared with Hollywood as its story is connected to our roots. The movie has the essence of Indian tradition and culture. Comparing this legendary tale with any Hollywood movie will be an insult.