S S Rajamouli has expanded the Baahubali universe by launching the animated version in the popular epic fantasy today. Titled Baahubali: The Lost Legends, the series is set before the Kalakeya invasion depicted in the first movie. The series will take the viewer back in time as a prequel to the movie narrative with a focus on the young lives of Baahubali and Bhallaladeva.
Created by Rajamouli, Graphic India and Arka Mediaworks, the series’ first chapter will be available on Amazon Prime Video with fast follows of remaining episodes in a few weeks. The director, who will come out with the second part of the movie on April 28, had also launched a novel, The Rise of Sivagami, the first book in the Baahubali trilogy. It has been written by Anand Neelakantan.
To mark the launch of Fire TV, Amazon Prime Video has made its animated series Baahubali: The Lost Legends available to subscribers of its video-on-demand (VOD) service. The launch of episode one of the SS Rajamouli, Graphic India and Arka Mediaworks created show comes just days ahead of the theatrical release of the movie Baahubali 2.
The series will be available on Amazon Prime. The director, who is set to release the second part of the Bahubali franchise this month-end, had also launched a novel, The Rise of Sivagami, the first book in the Baahubali trilogy. It has been written by Anand Neelakantan.