The two part epic film ‘Baahubali’ which will be shot simultaneously in both Tamil and Telugu is one of the most anticipated projects in recent times. The film is being directed by S.S. Rajamouli , the man behind blockbusters like ‘Eega’ and ‘Magadheera.’ Telugu cinema’s ‘rebel young star’ Prabhas is playing the lead and will be supported by stars like Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah Bhatia. Since it is a two part film, the initial budget was set at 130 crores. But according to latest report from insiders, the budget may exceed the initial estimate and reach a mind boggling 175 crores. If it indeed is the case the film may become the most expensive ever.
The reason behind this mega budget is the star studded cast, high use of visual effects and huge sets. The shooting of the war sequences of the film is under the way. Apart from Tamil and Telugu, the film also be dubbed in other languages like Malayalam and Hindi. The film will be made under the Arka Media Works banner by Prasad Devineni and Shobu Yarlagadda. Director K. Raghavendra Rao will be the presenter of the film. the first part is expected to release on 17th April 2015.