Mumbai: Baahubali: The Beginning star Prabhas is elated over the film’s trailer getting a rave response in China, and says he “can’t wait for audiences there to watch the movie”.
The S.S. Rajamouli directorial, which bagged two honours, including Best Feature Film at the 63rd National Awards this year, released in China on Friday.
According to reports, the film is being premiered in almost 6,000 theatres in various cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guanzou, Nanjing, Shenzen and many more. “Baahubali: The Beginning’s” premiere in China signals the growing market for Indian cinema in the South-East Asian country.
“My team has been sharing with me all the feedback to the content that has been released in China and the excitement they have for the film. It is so overwhelming. I can’t wait for audiences there to watch the film,” Prabhas said in a statement.
Baahubali, which raked in over Rs 600 crore via its theatrical release, is the story of two brothers warring for a kingdom. The film also stars Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia and Anushka Shetty.
Prabhas plays the title role in the film, and will be back in the second part of the movie Baahubali: The Conclusion, which is already in the works.
If everything goes as planned, the film will hit the screens on April 18, 2017.