Sony has bought the Hindi satellite rights of the movie for Rs 50 Cr and Star India has purchased the south Indian language telecast rights for Rs 28 cr.
Mumbai: Indian Satellite Market has witnessed another high value deal that was followed by the big ticket deal signed between Zee Group and Lyca Productions for Rajinikanth;s upcoming release 2.0
Apparently, in the latest deal between leading Indian Broadcast Networks and ARKA Media, the producers of Baahubali franchise. The deal witnessed Sony acquiring the Hindi satellite rights of the movie for Rs 50 Cr and on the other hand Star India has purchased the south Indian language telecast rights of Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion part of Baahubali for Rs 28 cr. The movie is scheduled to release on 28th April 2017 over 6500 screens.
Star India bagged the Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam for airing the same in its regional language channels Asianet in Malayalam, Star Suvarna in Kannada, Star Maa in Telugu and Vijay TV in Tamil.
The Official theatrical trailer of baahubali the conclusion released few days back, which already passed more than 3.5 cr views in YouTube. Expectations for this movie are high as the audience are eager to know why kattappa killed Baahubali in the first part of the movie. Baahubali is originally made in Telugu and releasing on other Indian languages. SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus will conclude the story with it’s second part.
Baahubali 2 is the first Indian film to be released in 4K High Definition format, requiring many of the theaters to upgrade projectors. The film will be released in conventional 2D as well as in IMAX format also. The total budget of Baahubali: The Conclusion is around 250 cr and the movie has already set a record collection of ₹5 billion before the release of the film through satellite and theatrical rights
The first part of Baahubali: The Beginning is the third highest grossing Indian film globally, the first and only South Indian film to gross over ₹ 650 crore (6.5 billion) worldwide, the first non-Hindi film to gross over ₹ 100 crore (1 billion) in the dubbed Hindi version, and the highest grossing Telugu film of all time.