Baahubali: The Conclusion or Baahubali 2 has become a huge success wherever it has released around the world. But it is seeing some major love from cine buffs in Japan. The film film hit screens there in December and has been running successfully to packed theatres for upto eight weeks. And now, the distributors in Japan are mulling over releasing the uncut, extended version of the film.Also Read - Bizarre! 5 Weirdest Things You Can Only Find in Japan
The original version has a 2 hours 50 minutes run time. According to Blockbustercinemaa, producer Shobu Yarlagadda said that the positive word of mouth in Japan is the reason why Baahubali 2 has been working so well. “It started off on a modest note but the collections recorded a sharp rise in the following weeks as the word of mouth spread around. I am told that the audiences there loved the scale of the film, the action and the music.” Another major reason is Prabhas. Also Read - Viral Video: Bengaluru Ragpicker's Perfect English & Soulful Voice Has Left People Impressed | Watch
Just like a lot of Indians discovered and fell in love with the Telugu superstar after watching SS Rajamouli’s film, Japanese film lovers have been smitten by him too. He has become a sensation and his fan following in Japan is growing with each passing day. Explaining the phenomenon, Kishore Kedari, Business Head of Arka Media Works said, “Wherever the film releases, Prabhas becomes a sensation but he is trending in Japan in a big way. He is the Baahubali and people there find him absolutely adorable.” Also Read - THIS Country Declares State of Emergency Amid Spike in Covid-19 Cases | Details
Baahubali also stars Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj and Nassar and boasts of some earnest performances by all of these which only adds to the experience of watching such a mammoth period drama. It is one of the biggest hits from the stables of Indian cinema and one whose successes will go down in history and will be irreplicable for years.