First non-English film Baahubali gets standing ovation at Royal Albert Hall in London
Multi-Starrer Baahubali: The Beginning has become the first non-English film to be screened at Royal Albert Hall in London. Lead stars of the 2015 film, Prabhas, Anushka Shetty and Rana Daggubati were present during the screening and were honoured with a standing ovation from the audience. This was followed by an interactive session in which the audience put forth their queries to the film’s cast and director SS Rajamouli.
During the event, Rajamouli expressing his feelings said that Baahubali will always go on and that the film (series) has not seen its end yet. Film composer MM Keeravani also gave a live rendition of the film score for the benefit of the audience.
Film’s official Twitter handle posted images of a full-house auditorium along with the caption, “Baahubali - The Beginning is the only Non-English film to be played at @RoyalAlbertHall in London ever since its inauguration 148 years ago! A Historic moment for all of us.”
Earlier, on October 6, Rajamouli announced the news on his twitter handle stating, “Very excited that our film #Baahubali-The Beginning is the first non-English film to have its score performed live at the world famous @RoyalAlbertHall by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London on Oct 19th. Join the team in this unique experience..:)”
The film was made with a massive budget of 180 crores and grossed Rs 650 crores worldwide.