Ever since SS Rajamouli‘s Baahubali: The Conclusion hit theatres on April 28, the movie has created a never-seen-before frenzy! The film, which stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty among others has been storming the box office right from its first day. It entered the Rs 100 crore club on day 1, as the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam version raked in Rs 80 crore, while the Hindi version earned Rs 41 crore. It’s been five days, and Baahubali 2 is still breaking some records at the box office. But all this success didn’t come easy to everyone who was a part of this magnum opus. Prabhas gave 5 years of his life to both the films, in order to stay in character. The other actors too worked very hard to make sure Rajamouli’s vision comes to life. As per a report on ibtimes.co.in, the lead actors of Bahubali: The Beginning and Bahubali: The Conclusion have been rewarded handsomely for all the hard work they put into the films. Especially Prabhas and Rana Daggubati, who have been paid a remuneration of Rs 25 crore and Rs 15 crore respectively.
Anushka Shetty who played the fierce Devasena was paid Rs 5 crore. Tamannaah Bhatia too got Rs 5 crore for her role as Avanthika. The actress had a 5 minute role in the second installment as opposed to her meaty role in the first film. But she still got paid more than Ramya Krishnan and Sathya Raj, who played Sivagami and Kattappa respectively. Ramya was paid Rs 2.5 crores whereas Sathya Raj got Rs 2 crore. ALSO READ: Baahubali 2 hunk Prabhas posing with this adorable kid is the cutest thing on the internet today
Well, the historical drama has been a game -changer not only in terms of the box office collection, but also the quality of the film. Rajamouli had a vision. He took on a concept nobody else dared to and has been successful at it. Fans can’t stop singing praises of the immersive story, the powerful characters, the VFX. It has truly lived up to the hype and expectations, there are no two ways about it. The Baahubali team is also overwhelmed at the response the film has been receiving. SS Rajamouli took to social media to thank all his fans for their support. Even Prabhas and Ramya Krishnan thanked their fans for their roraing response.