This Article is From May 12, 2015

For Baahubali, Makers Plan to Spend a Crore on Music Launch

For Baahubali, Makers Plan to Spend a Crore on Music Launch

A poster of Baahubali. (Image courtesy: SS Rajamouli)

Hyderabad: The makers of upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual film, Baahubali - The Beginning are reportedly spending over Rs 1 crore for the film's music launch scheduled for May 31, in Hyderabad. A bevy of popular southern film stars are expected to attend the function.

"The music launch for both Tamil and Telugu versions of the movie is being planned on an unprecedented scale. It will be launched in Hyderabad on May 31. An outdoor venue is being finalised and the makers are expected to spend over Rs 1 crore for the event," a source told IANS.

"While the guest list is being finalised, several popular stars from Telugu and Tamil industry are likely to attend the music launch. The entire team of Baahubali will be present as well," the source added. (Also Read: Karan Johar Tweets Baahubali Poster, Says 'Proud to Present the Film')

The much anticipated trailer of the movie will also be unveiled during the music launch.

"Right from the beginning, the plan was to release the trailer and the music at the same time to create maximum buzz. The team has already started making the arrangements," the source said.

Directed by SS Rajamouli, the film is said to be the story of two brothers, played by Prabhas Varma and Rana Daggubati, for a kingdom.

The movie, which has reportedly been made on a budget of over Rs 100 crore, also features Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan, Sudeep, Sathyaraj and Nasser in important roles.

Baahubali - The Beginning is the first part of the movie. The second installment is slated for release next year.

Filmmaker Karan Johar has already bought the theatrical rights of the Hindi version of both the films.