Although makers of Bahubali might not comeback with a third movie, fans of the movie series have something to rejoice about.
Mahishmathi, the mythical kingdom in SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster franchise has now been open for tourists to visit. The set of film, located in Hyderabad, was made with a huge budget of 60 crores spanning across an immense 100 acres.
The set has been preserved by Ramoji Film City. Visitors can enter the set and experience a behind the scenes tour for only 1,250 rupees. However, die-hard fans can opt for a premium our which will cost 2,349 rupees for a closer look at the majestic sets.
An official of the set stated that a cumulative of over 60 crore rupees was spent on creating the sets of the films and it has been totally kept the same. Visitors can also experience some props used in the films which have been retained.
Film students, cinema lovers and general curious visitors have went on the sets to relive the magical scenes they witnessed in the movie theaters.
There are many famous film sets that have been reserved in the Ramoji Film City but this set is attracting major portion of the crowd after being open.
Baahubali producer Shobu Yarlagadda was glad that Ramoji Film City came up with the idea of preserving the film set. He said that it took them months to create the huge set and they would have preserved it anyway.
When they were approached with the idea, they happily obliged. There are no monetary arrangements between them and Ramoji.
This is a great news for every Indian film lover. Both movies of the Bahubali series were highly acclaimed for their artistic approach to the film and grossed over 1500 crores in the box office. It is considered a landmark movie for Indian cinema and now fans can revisit those sets.