Baahubali 2 creates history by crossing 100 million views in a week, to release across 6,500 screens in IMAX version

Baahubali: The Conclusion is scheduled to hit the screens worldwide on April 28.

Baahubali 2 creates history by crossing 100 million views in a week; to release across 6,500 screens

The trailer of the highly anticipated film, Baahubali: The Conclusion has achieved a milestone by crossing 100 million views on YouTube in a week. With this the trailer, which was released on March 16, becomes the highest viewed Indian video of all time.

SS Rajamouli, the director of the film, expressed his joy by sharing a tweet on his Twitter handle. The phenomenal two minutes and twenty seconds video gives a glimpse of what one can expect from the epic sequel. It looked magical with breathtaking visuals, including all the elements right from action and emotion to drama. The video has surely made fans more curious about "why Katappa killed Baahubali?"

The trailer proves that director Rajamouli along with his team has surely pushed the envelope in terms of scale, vision, action and visual effects. If Baahubali: The Beginning was impressive, then The Conclusion seems to be packed with even grander stuff.

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In the first 24 hours, the trailer had already surpassed 50 million views creating the current record that was quite expected. When it crossed 50 million views, the trailer got a total of 36,622,794 views, 818,200 thumbs up, 50,398 thumbs down and 48,119 comments in 24 hours. This is the highest number for an Indian movie.

It seems that the makers of the film are leaving no stones unturned to generate a huge buzz around the movie. Recently, the director also said the movie will be released in IMAX format as well. If this happens, Baahubali 2 will be the third Indian movie to be released in this format after Dhoom 3 and Life of Pi.

There are also speculations about the film being released in as many as 6,500 screens, the highest ever for an Indian movie, across the globe.

Baahubali 2-The Conclusion is slated to be released on April 28 in four languages – Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. The film stars Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia, Ramya Krishnan, Nasser and Sathyaraj in important characters.