Baahubali 2 is releasing a bit early. Well, it is officially releasing on 28th April worldwide but the movie will be screened on 27th April evening in all multiplexes in Hyderabad. Also some of the large single screen theaters will run it from second show on Thursday.
Given the huge demand about the tickets from all quarters, the distributors have decided to screen the movie from 27th night. But it will be billed as benefit shows or premiere shows. There is an unprecedented demand for the tickets in all areas – Nizam, Andhra, Ceded, USA, etc. From 28th, the movie will be screened 5 shows per day in Telangana and 6 shows per day in Andhra Pradesh.
Rajamouli’s epic drama Baahubali 2 will certainly smash all existing records in India. In USA, the distributors are going to screen in record number of screens. More than 1,100 screens including 45 IMAX locations and 45 other large-format screens have been allotted to this movie in North America. They are expecting record 10 million dollars weekend collection.
30 single-screen theatres that have opened the booking for the second part of the mythological action thriller have seen their box office jingling. Some of the theatres have jacked up the prices nearly three times and have planned their first show as early as 4 am. With weeks-long protest and the state government announcing a new policy on ticket pricing, the multiplexes are yet to open advance booking, as on Tuesday evening.