Baahubali universe to expand more with an animated series
S S Rajamouli has expanded its universe by launching the animated version of the film in the popular epic fantasy yesterday.
The film is entitled with ‘Baahubali: The Lost Legends’, the series is set before the Kalakeya invasion portrayed in the first part of the movie. This series would be taking the viewer back into time as a prequel to the movie narrative with a focus on the young lives of Baahubali and Bhallaladeva.
This is created by Rajamouli along with Graphic India and Arka Mediaworks, the series’ first chapter is to be available on Amazon Prime Video with fast follows of remaining episodes in a few weeks.
Rajamouli said that they were managed to showcase in the films has been a just the tip of the iceberg. He also added the time when he started working on the story, knew the world of ‘Baahubali’ cannot be incorporated within a film or two, simply because there is so much more to tell about the film and animation is another way to do that.
Rajamouli said that they are happy with the collaboration with Graphic India and Amazon to bring out the film called ‘Lost Legends’ to audiences through Amazon Prime Video.
The director of the film is coming out with the second part of the movie on April 28, had recently launched a novel, The Rise of Sivagami the first book in the Baahubali trilogy.
Nitesh Kripalani, the Country Head of Amazon Prime Video India said that their association with a visionary like S S Rajamouli is what will differentiate their content in India for discerning audiences.
He also said that they are sure this Amazon Exclusive ‘Baahubali: The Lost Legends’? will be a one of the special animated series that is sure to capture one’s imagination.