Europe distributors vying for Baahubali rights


India’s blockbuster magnum opus Baahubali, directed by midas touch hit-maker SS Rajamouli, has created havoc at the box office and notched up more than 600 Crores worldwide. The film has caught the attention of international buyers and was sold for record prices in China, Japan and Latin America.

The demand for the epic drama is no lesser in Europe. Reports reveal that several distributors in Europe are vying for the rights of this top grossing Indian film. Pierre Assouline, a leading distributor in Europe, said that Baahubali has turned the heads of the audience globally and there is no other Indian movie which is in so much demand like Baahubali in the European countries.

Speaking to an international media outlet, he said, “Film market is the need of the hour. It helps in finding films international distributors. I’m sure there are many good Indian films that deserve a release in other countries as well,”

The much anticipated second part Baahubali: The Conclusion will commence its shoot in December. The film is slated to hit the screens in early 2017. Arka Media Works banner is the production unit behind this high budget epic drama

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