Bahubali 2 budget, recovery: Made on a budget of 250 crores, the movie has recovered 520 crores through theatrical, satellite, music rights.
Bahubali 2 is the most awaited movie of the year. With just seven days left for the release, the excitement for the movie is at its peak. The fans just can’t wait to find the answer to the question which has been tingling in their mind for last two years.
Baahubali: The Beginning released in 2015 was one of the biggest blockbusters of Indian cinema. It is the only south Indian movie has earned 100+ crores through Hindi version. Baahubali: The Beginning was a huge hit worldwide with the collection of 650 crores.
Bahubali 2 Theatrical Rights
It seems that the distributors are pretty much aware of the potential of the second instalment. The Indian and overseas distributors have invested a huge money as a result of which Bahubali 2 has earned mammoth 520 crores before release. As per the reports, the satellite rights, domestic distribution rights and North America distribution rights have fetched around 520 crores for Bahubali makers. Let’s have a look at the break-down through this infographic:
Bahubali 2 Budget
Bahubali 2 is the second most expensive film made in India. Initially, both parts were jointly produced on a budget of ₹ 250 crores (2.5 billion), however, the budget of the second part was increased later. As per the reports, the total budget of Bahubali 2 is around 250 crores. The total budget of the two parts is Rs 430 crores.
Bahubali 2 Recovery Through Theatrical, Satellite And Music Rights
Domestic distribution rights (all languages): 356.97 crores
Overseas rights: 45 crores (only North America)
Overseas rights: 20 crores (Rest Of The World)
Satellite rights: 51 crores (Hindi version)
Satellite rights: 26 crores (Telugu version)
Satellite rights (Tamil and Malayalam): 13 crores (Star Network)
Music rights: 10 crores
As you can see, Prabhas, Rana, Anushka Shetty and Tammannah starrer Bahubali 2 has already earned 520+ crores. The distributors have shown a lot of confidence and they are aware that the movie is potentially a first 1000 crore grosser.
The movie will release in four languages i.e. Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi. Karan Johar will be presenting the Hindi version of the film under his banner Dharma Productions. Now with the movie fetching Rs 500+ crores through theatrical and satellite rights, we are confident that it will write box office history.
SS Rajamouli has revealed at various events that Baahubali 2 is bigger and better that the first instalment of the movie. Considering the pre-release buzz, we are assured that it will create new box office records. (Read: Bahubali 2 box office prediction)