Grand premiere for Baahubali 2: Filmmakers to roll out red carpet for celebrities in Mumbai

Hours before the general public, the celebrities will get to watch director SS Rajamouli’s most-awaited film Baabhubali: The Conclusion at a grand premiere show that will be held in Mumbai. Like the Baahubali franchise, the filmmakers have promised that film event will be at par with the grandeur of international premieres, setting a benchmark for future events.
The Mumbai premiere will take place on Thursday and who’s who of the film fraternity is expected to take part in the show. A classic red carpet event is being planned. The entire star cast and crew of Baahubali franchise will fly down to Mumbai to be part of the mega event. The film will be screened in both Telugu and Hindi.
Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar is presenting the Hindi version of one of India’s biggest motion pictures. Given that brightest minds of Indian film industry is at work, the show will be nothing short of a spectacle. In keeping with the theme of the evening, the filmmakers have already procured huge props and artworks from the sets of the film to give the venue a larger-than-life feel.Produced by ARKA entertainment, Baahubali 2 has become a pride of Indian cinema that shows the wealth and talents of the country to the world. The first part, Baahubali: The Beginning, released to a massive success, garnering glowing reviews from national and intentional media outlets. The film also earned a massive Rs 600 crore from the box office. The upcoming film has already earned almost Rs 500 crore from the pre-release business itself. The film will also have its UK premiere on Thursday as part of the UK-India Year of Culture events. The film stars Prabhas in the titular role in addition to Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia, Anushka Shetty and Sathyaraj in pivotal roles.Meanwhile In order to put an end to the raging controversy that was threatening the release of director SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Conclusion in Karnataka, senior actor Sathyaraj on Friday issued a statement apologising for his remarks that he made when the tension between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over the Cauvery water row was at its peak. “About nine years ago, Tamilians in Karnataka were attacked during a Cauvery row. There were protests against the screening of Tamil films. The actors of Tamil film fraternity held a protest meet to condemn the attacks against Tamil films in Karnataka. Most of them, including me, spoke out of passion that day. In retaliation, my effigies were burnt in Karnataka,” Sathyaraj said in a statement.Apologising for his comments, Baahubali 2’s Kattappa said, “I understand that my remarks have caused personal pain to people of Karnataka. I am not against Kannadigas or Karnataka. The biggest example for this is that for the last 30 years my assistant has been Shekar who is a Kannadiga.”
While noting that about 30 films of his were released in Karnataka in the last nine years without any problem, he added, “I was also offered a few Kannada movies.
However, due to the time constraint, I could not take up on the offers… The feelings of people of Karnataka were hurt after they saw a video of my speech on YouTube from the past. I wholeheartedly apologise for certain words I used in my speech nine years ago,” he said.

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