Baahubali 2 director SS Rajamouli doesn’t want the world of Baahubali to end

It’s going to be a very time-consuming process and I don’t think I can afford so much time on a project again.”
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Talking about the golden run of “Baahubali 2” at the ticket window, Rajamouli said he is still “in a state of daze”. I wish it doesn’t end. In the ‘Baahubali’ universe, there is so much more worth knowing about them. Sivagami’s story has been turned into a three-part novel. There will be both kinds of films. “We created the world of ‘Baahubali’ for our actors to understand their character better. I wish it doesn’t end. The second episode from “Baahubali: The Lost Legends” will be unveiled on Friday on Amazon Prime. Filmmaker S.S Rajamouli, basking in the phenomenal success of Baahubali: The Conclusion, believes the world of Baahubali goes beyond films and there is so much more to explore. “There are backstories for each character in the world of ‘Baahubali’… Some really powerful scenes which needed to be told. With child-like enthusiasm, he added: “The world of ‘Baahubali’ is so fascinating. “I’m a huge fan of Disney’s films. “My long-time desire is to make a film on Mahabharat. The story of Sivagami, for instance, is so powerful and exhaustive, we realised it will work wonders as a novel,” Rajamouli explained. 2017-05-18T15:08:52+00:00″>
Published:May 18, 2017 3:08 pm

Baahubali 2 director SS Rajamouli says, “The world of ‘Baahubali’ is so fascinating. There will also be other type of films that will be made because there is market,” he added. We strove hard and longed for it. Will this success mean he will aspire to make something bigger next? “The Rise of Sivagami” by Anand Neelakantan is the first book in the trilogy. “I think ‘Baahubali’ has proven there is a market. “I’m going to be honest and tell you that we wanted this kind of success. When we achieved it, it’s so hard to believe that I still cannot come to terms with this overwhelming feeling. Even though it doesn’t cater to a larger audience as cinema, it’s widely popular and fast catching up in India,” he said, taking pride in partnering with Graphic India and Amazon Prime Video for this initiative. The same applies to other characters too,” Rajamouli told IANS. So, he doesn’t want it to end. When we look at Baahubali and Bhallaladeva, the warring brothers, what we see in the film is just a minor part of their lives. It’s been on my mind for quite long but I don’t know yet when it will happen.”
Does he also feel that films such as “Sanghamitra” and Mohanlal’s “Randamoozham”, to be made on a lavish budget, are merely imitating the path taken by “Baahubali”? Lately, I have been fascinated by 3D animation and I’m glad we could visualise ‘Baahubali’ universe through this medium. You can imagine the scale on which it has to be made and it will be beyond anybody’s imagination. As the blockbuster film franchise — which has set new box office records for Indian films — comes to an end, audiences can still continue rooting for the characters from the world of “Baahubali” via comics, animation series and novels. Talking about the “Baahubali” universe being expanded into an animation series titled “Baahubali: The Lost Legends”, Rajamouli said he’s a big fan of the medium. It’s tough to believe if this success is even real,” he said. Asked if he would like to direct an animation film outside the world of “Baahubali”, Rajamouli said: “As exciting as the idea sounds, it took us five years to take ‘Baahubali’ to the audience. It shouldn’t end and I will pray for it.”

It’s the urge to tell those stories which couldn’t be included in the films, that persuaded Rajamouli and his team to explore other mediums. Unfortunately, film medium has its own limitation and not all stories work very well in it. It shouldn’t end and I will pray for it.”
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