HYDERABAD: Fans across theatres in the State capital went crazy and wild, raising slogans and heaping praise on SS Rajamouli for Baahubali 2 - The Conclusion, that hit screens on Friday morning. Ecstatic, happy fans surrounded director SS Rajamouli who had to be escorted out of Brahmaramba Cinema Hall in Kukatpally.
The Director was with female lead Anushka Shetty and music director MM Keervani. The hullaballoo also affected normal life, especially near RTC cross roads which is a hub of the city’s many single screen theaters.
Fans outside the popular Sandhya theatre at RTC X roads were busy dancing to local bands and raised slogans for Rajamouli. “The film has exceeded all expectations. There is no film industry better than Tollywood after this masterpiece,” said a fan.
In some places, tickets of the movie were being sold for as much as Rs 2,000 in the black market. The second part of the film, according to many raised the bar much higher.
“After the first part, the visual effects in the second part are on a different level. Even Hollywood films may not have done anything like this,” said another movie buff.
A fan, who was waiting for the show to begin, predicted that the film will definitely run for 1000 days and might even be up for an Oscar nomination.“We just know. Prabhas will do an extraordinary job and it will be a super duper hit,” he added.
Ramyakrishnan, Anushka Shetty and Prabhas were specifically appreciated for their performances. “Those who missed Anushka in the first part of the film will be happy. She has been exceptional in her role as Devasena and so did the others,” said a fan outside Sri Lakshmi theatre in Karman Ghat.