Didn’t expect Baahubali to be this big : Rajamouli

rajamouliHappy with the Huge success of India’s Biggest motion picture Baahubali, which  has earned Rs.160 crore in just three days despite not so overwhelming response from the critics. Maverick director SS Rajamouli gave a interview to IBN channel .

Speaking about his magnum opus ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ success  He said “I was surprised with the numbers that came out. We didn’t expect it to be so big. I think its complete new genre and new setup and able to pull audience into new world”.

“From the beginning , Me and my producer are with a idea , while taking a risk… it better to take risk on something we believe in. we believed in the story and went ahead.” , said Rajamouli

He added, From my childhood, I was very much influenced by war movies like Ben Hur to Exodus . I love war movies and I watch them again and again . There might be some influences of those movies on Baahubali but there no particular incident that as inspiration and started on iot. First day collection is more than “Happy New Year” , Definitely we didn’t expect it to be this big.