Director SS Rajamouli’s period movie, “Baahubali” (also spelled as Bahubali), which was released in China on July 22, has got a superb opening and is taking the Chinese box office by storm.
“Baahubali: The Beginning” was released in theatres around the world on July 10, 2015 and made record breaking collection everywhere.
The makers had announced that they would dub the film in Chinese and release it in the country long back, but it was delayed due to unknown reasons. Recently, the producers kick-started its promotion in the country and announced its release date.
A leading Chinese distribution house E Stars Films, which has bagged the theatrical rights of the movie had massive promotion for the film for over a month in the country.
This publicity helped the film record decent advance booking. The movie was released in around 6,000 screens across the country.
The movie is expected to do well in China according to an expert due to the penchant of the Chinese to watch big budget action period movies. – CINEWS