S. S. Rajamouli helmed Baahubali: The Beginning, which was produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni underneath the banner Arka Media Works. Shot simultaneously in Telugu and Tamil, the film features an ensemble cast including Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishna, Sathyaraj, and Nassar. The movie features Shivudu / Shiva, an adventurous young man who assists his love Avanthika in rescuing Devasena, the previous queen of Mahishmati who is still imprisoned there under the oppressive authority of king Bhallaladeva. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion brings the tale to a close.
Rajamouli’s father, K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, came up with the idea for the movie after hearing a tale regarding Sivagami, a lady who holds a baby in her hand after crossing a river, and several years later regarding Kattappa, that piqued Rajamouli’s interest. His interest inside the storey was piqued by his passion for mythology as well as the Amar Chitra Katha comics. The final manuscript, nevertheless, required the writers three months to finish. M. M. Keeravani created the music and ambient score, whereas K. K. Senthil Kumar, Sabu Cyril, and V. Srinivas Mohan supervised cinematography, production design, among visual effects, correspondingly.
The movie had a budget of 180 crores when it was released, making this the most costly Indian movie there at moment. The movie, which also has dubbed versions in Hindi as well as Malayalam, was released globally on July 10, 2015, to critical praise and box office success. It was the highest-grossing Motion picture, the third-highest-grossing Indian movie globally, as well as the highest-grossing South Indian movie there at the time it was released, with such a worldwide box office total of 586.45 crores. The Hindi adaptation smashed numerous records, including being India’s highest-grossing dubbed picture.
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, the second most grossing Indian movie of all time, has subsequently exceeded that both budget as well as box office benchmarks.
It got a number of awards. It became the first Telugu movie to receive the National Film Award for Best Special Effects & Best Feature Film. The Telugu version won five awards out of ten nominations there at 63rd Filmfare Awards South, notably Best Movie, Best Director for Rajamouli, as well as Best Supporting Actress for Ramya Krishna. Baahubali: The Beginning was the first Indian film to get five Saturn Award nominations, namely Best Fantasy Film as well as Best Supporting Actresses, there at the 42nd event.
Baahubali: The Beginning was made in Tollywood, India’s centre for Telugu language films, and was concurrently shot in Telugu and Tamil. The movie franchise was regarded as the most costly in India as of July 2015.
M. M. Keeravani, Rajamouli’s cousin, wrote the music and soundtrack for such a movie, while Kalyan Koduri oversaw the audio. On May 31, 2015, there at Sri Venkateswara University Grounds, the Telugu version of both the soundtrack CD was launched. The Tamil version’s music was released on 7 June 2015, whereas the Hindi, as well as Malayalam versions’ soundtracks, got released on 21 June and 1 July, correspondingly.