Amidst the record shattering spree at the box office, SS Rajamouli's Baahubali 2 has created a new record by becoming the first Indian movie first Indian movie to have exclusive character-based Facebook stickers. Thus, netizens can express their emotions on Facebook using the characters from the world of Baahubali.
No other film from India has ever had stickers and emoticons based on its characters on the world's biggest social media platform, Facebook. Hollywood films like Spiderman, Avengers, Batman, Hulk and many other super hero movies have Facebook stickers.
The new series of Baahubali stickers include 20 creative stickers featuring Mahendra Baahubali, Amarendra Baahubali (Prabhas), Bhallaladeva (Rana Daggubati), Shivagami (Ramya Krishna), Kattappa (Sathyaraj), Bijjaladeva (Nassar) and Kalakeya (Prabhakar). However, two important characters, Devasena (Anushka Shetty) and Avanthika (Tamannaah Bhatia) are missing in the list.
The stickers created by Arka Mediaworks Entertainment LLP can be used while commenting on Facebook posts. They are available for free on the sticker store on the social media site.
The Baahubali-themed stickers were also introduced on few online messenger apps recently that had gone viral on social media. Apart from stickers, Baahubali also had made headlines in the form of books, graphic novels, animated series as well as TV series.
Meanwhile, Baahubali 2 is unstoppable at the box office. The movie is continuing its blockbuster run both in the domestic and the overseas market. In countries like UK and US, the movie has grossed higher than most Hollywood films. The Prabhas and Rana Daggubati-starrer movie also had a special screening at the Cannes Film Festival 2017.