The most movie of 2017, SS Rajamouli’s Bahubali 2 is all set to hit the screens worldwide on this Friday. The curiosity to know, ‘Why Kattappa killed Bahubali is almost killing us and everyone is super excited for the movie. The first part of the movie, Baahubali: The Beginning was a blockbuster at the worldwide box office with the collection of 650 crores. The expectations are huge from Bahubali 2 and trade analysts are expecting it to shatter all box office records in India and overseas. Let’s have a look at Bahubali 2 budget, screen count and box office analysis.
Bahubali 2 Budget
Bahubali 2 is one of the most expensive films 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.
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Bahubali 2 Screen Count
Bahubali 2 will be the biggest release of the Indian cinema. The movie is releasing on around 6500 screens across the country. The Hindi version of the movie is releasing on around 2200 screens. It will be the widest release for a south Indian movie in Hindi version. In overseas too, the movie is getting a huge release. In U.S.A, the movie is releasing on record 1040 screens.
Bahubali 2 screen count in India: 6500
Bahubali 2 screen count in overseas: 2500
Bahubali 2 Box Office Economics And Analysis
Made on a budget of 250 crores, the producers have recovered 500+ crores through satellite, distribution and music rights. The distributors have invested a lot of money as they are well known with the potential of the movie.
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)
Satellite rights: 26 crores
Satellite rights (Tamil and Malayalam): 13 crores (Star Network)
Music rights: 10 crores
As you can see, Bahubali 2 has already earned 500+ crores through satellite, distribution and music rights. Talking about the box office analysis, the movie needs to earn at least 800 crores worldwide to be called a hit at the box office.
Lifetime collection < 800 crores (Flop)
Lifetime collection > 800 crores (Hit)
Lifetime collection > 900 crores (Super Hit)
Lifetime collection > 1000 crores (Blockbuster)
Lifetime collection > 1200 crores (ATBB)
The movie is releasing in four languages i.e. Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi. With the movie already making Rs 500+ crores through theatrical and satellite rights, everyone is confident that it will shatter all box office records.
Directed by SS Rajamouli, Bahubali 2 stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannah Bhatia, Sathyaraj, Ramya Krishnan and Nassar in key roles. The movie is expected to set the box office on fire and everyone is expecting it to gross 100 crores worldwide on the first day.