The film was released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi in April this year and premiered on TV on October 8. The premiere of the Hindi version on TV has not only increased the TRP of the channel that had telecast it, but also went on create a new record.
According to the Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC), Baahubali: The Conclusion managed to get 26,054 impressions, compared to Salman Khan’s Tubelight, which was way behind in second place with 5,195 impressions. While Main Hoon Surya Singham 2 took the third place with 5,030 impressions, Sooryvansham bagged the fourth position with 4,456 impressions and Son of Satyamurthy was the fifth place with 4,351 impressions.
The staggering difference between the first and second place shows thatBaahubali is still one of the most watched films and movie buffs just can’t get over it.
Baahubali: The Conclusion, a sequel to Baahubali: the Beginning, starred Prabhas in the title role. The star cast is highly impressive with Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan, Anushka Shetty, Tammannah Bhatia, Sathyaraj, Nasser and others playing pivotal roles.
The magnum opus, made on a budget of Rs. 400 crore for both parts, went on to collect over Rs. 1700 crore.
The film has been produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni under the banner Arka Media Works and has been directed by SS Rajamouli. MM.Keeravani has composed music for this film with KK Senthil Kumar cranking the camera and Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao editing.
With Baahubali 2 creating a new record with its television premiere, it would be quite difficult for movies to break it, at least in the near future.