In Kerala, the movie had a limited release, Global United Media , Kerala distributor has released the film in 55-60 screens in Multiplexes & govt theaters. Rest of the theaters on strike till Malayalam film Premam piracy is solved. With this Baahubali got a dent in its collections.
The anti-piracy cell of Kerala Police, which is probing the piracy of hit Malayalam film ‘Premam’, Friday raided the Censor Board office in the state capital and seized the censor copy of the film.So far three teenagers, aged 15-19 and hailing from Kollam who had uploaded the pirated CD on the internet have been arrested.
Baahubali has opened good in limited screens in Kerala ! Single screens had less crowds while multiplexes getting sold out easily.
Meanwhile Kerala distributors feels that other films are dominating Malayalam films with high budget and technique and limited releases will give a scope to Malayalam releases.