Goodness! ‘Baahubali 2’ has earned Rs 500 crore even before its release
The much-awaited sequel of ‘Baahubali‘ is already a blockbuster, any doubts? We still have a couple of months to go before ‘Baahubali 2′ releases. However, if reports are anything to go by, then the film has already minted a whopping amount of Rs 500 crore!
The money primarily comes from selling off its theatrical rights in various languages. Apart from that, the overseas distribution rights and television rights have been sold for eye-popping digits as well!
Karan Johar‘s Dharma Productions has bought the Hindi rights of the film for a record amount, as they’re set to make a Hindi remake of the same. (Also Read: ‘Baahubali 2’ new poster: Prabhas and Anushka Shetty are all set to fight)
The makers earned Rs 130 crore by selling the film’s rights in Telugu states, while the Tamil states fetched them Rs 47 Crore. In Kerala and Karnataka, money earned through distribution rights is Rs 10 crore and Rs 45 crore respectively, reported a leading daily.
Sony TV Network has grabbed the television satellite rights for as much as Rs 51 crore, which the highest ever amount paid for a dubbed film.
Distribution rights sold in North America have fetched Rs 45 crore. Figures from US are not yet revealed. However, we expect a fat digit there too! An amount of Rs 500 crore is estimated, adding all the digits together.
With such huge numbers, The Prabhas and Rana Daggubati-starrer is a winner even before it starts running at the theatres!