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Baahubali Has Opened Doors For Regional Cinema On Pan-India Level: Prabhas

Telugu actor Prabhas tells Outlook if it is intimidating for him to live up to humongous expectations arising out of the mega success of Baahubali.

Baahubali Has Opened Doors For Regional Cinema On Pan-India Level: Prabhas
Baahubali Has Opened Doors For Regional Cinema On Pan-India Level: Prabhas
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2019-02-22T11:45:31+05:30

Telugu actor Prabhas was hardly known beyond the boundaries of the southern film industry until the multilingual Baahubali films broke all kinds of ind­ustry ceilings, becoming monster hits across the country and beyond, making him a household name everywhere. The 39-year-old star, who is set to return this year with the ambitious Saaho opposite Shraddha Kapoor, tells Giridhar Jha if it is intimidating for him to live up to humongous expectations arising out of the mega success of S.S. Rajamauli’s twin epic movies. Excerpts:

Do you think Baahubali and its sequel were the turning points in the history of Indian cinema, because they bridged the gap between Bollywood and south India’s film industries?

Baahubali is an iconic benchmark in my life. It is surreal to realise that the films have had such an impact on the history of Indian cinema. I was overwhelmed by the enthusiasm audiences showed towards a film coming from south India. However, I still believe...

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