The genius projectionist who ruined Baahubali 2

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The SS Rajamouli magnum opus has collected Rs 625 crores worldwide, leaving Indian trade analysts, filmmakers and contemporaries stunned with the kind of response it is getting being a regional film. The sequel has already crossed its lifetime collections which were 117 crores for Hindi version within 3 days.

Going even bigger than before, Baahubali 2 collection came out to be more than 20 crore rupees in the U.S. post official release.

Earlier, Catch had reported that the Hindi dubbed version of SS Rajamouli film has minted Rs. 41 crore on it opening day to become the highest opener in Indian cinema.

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Not just on weekends, the film is performing extremely well on the weekdays too.

At US box office, Baahubali: The Conclusion is standing strong in numero uno position by beating the hype and buzz of Vin Diesel starrer "Fast and the Furious 8" and a Latin film features Salma Hayek. Trade sources say the film is likely to earn over Rs 250 crore for the Hindi version only.

In Tamil Nadu, the film has grossed around Rs 39 crore in four days, which is very big. The India gross business of the film is 395 crore approx. while Overseas is $18-19 million (excluding previews).

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion tightens the loose ends of Baahubali: The Beginning.

The first two days of the movie screening were marred by piracy versions doing the rounds in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu markets and the sale of tickets in the black market.

Baahubali 2 has received a thumbs up from critics as well as the audience. S.S. Rajamouli returned to direct the movie starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati and Anushka Shetty. "#Sultan ₹ 105.53 cr [Wednesday release] #Dangal ₹ 107.01 cr #Baahubali2 ₹ 128 cr [Hindi] India biz", Taran writes on his twitter account. Besides solving the mystery to the question, "Why Katappa killed Baahubali?", the second film also shows Mahendra Baahubali avenging the death of his father by taking on Bhallala Deva. Guna said that Rajamouli has taken the Telugu cinema to another level and he made a wonder out of a simple story like Baahubali.

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