Prabhas in a still from Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. (Image courtesy YouTube)
- Baahubali 2: The Conclusion released in 2017
- The film was directed by S S Rajamouli
- The Hindi rendition of the film was distributed by Karan Johar
S S Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which opened in theaters in 2017, resonates with fans even today and the latest addition to the list of fans happens to be a prolific filmmaker. We are talking about Scott Derrickson, who is best-known for directing Marvel Cinematic Universe's superhero film Doctor Strange. On Thursday, the 53-year-old filmmaker shared a snippet from an epic fight sequence from Baahubali 2 on his Twitter profile and he wrote: "Behold, India's Baahubali 2!" The film featured Prabhas in the leading role and Rana Daggubati as the antagonist.
Take a look at the aforementioned tweet here:
Baahubali: The Conclusion is the second installment of the 2015 super hit Baahubali: The Beginning. It was the first Telugu film to get a worldwide release in Hindi. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which opened in 2017, became the biggest hit in the history of Indian cinema.
Besides Prabhas and Rana Daggubati, the film also featured Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nassar and Subbaraju in pivotal roles. The film not only won the hearts of Indian audiences, it was equally adept at performing well in the international arena and it premiered at international film fests like - the British Film Institute and the 39th Moscow International Film Festival.
The Baahubali series, originally made in Telugu, was distributed in Hindi by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions. The second installment of the film garnered three National Awards. It received National Film Awards for the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, Best Special Effects and Best Stunt Choreographer.