Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Story
Director: S. S. Rajamouli
Cast: Prabhas as Sivudu aka Mahendra Baahubali and Amarendra Baahubali, Anushka Shetty as Devasena, Rana Daggubati as Bhallaladeva, Sathyaraj as Kattappa, Ramya Krishnan as Sivagami, Nassar as Bijjaladeva, Tamannaah Bhatia as Avantika, and Subbaraju as Kumara Varma.
Kattappa continues his narration of Amarendra Baahubali life story. Amarendra Baahubali is declared as the king of Mahismati after defeating the Kalakeyas and Bhallaladeva is appointed as the commander-in-chief. Sivagami sends Baahubali and Kattappa to take a tour around the kingdom. During the tour, Baahubali and Kattappa come across an attack on a royal procession. And there he meets the princess of Kuntala, Devasena.
Baahubali instantly falls in love with her and poses as a simpleton and accepts a job in her royal palace. There, Hearing about the beauty of Devasena and actions of Baahubali, Bhallaldeva lusts for her and asks Sivagami for Devasena's hand in marriage. Sivagami agrees without knowing about Baahubali's love and sends a marriage proposal to Devasena through an emissary.
The emissary delivers the proposal in a patronizing way making Devasena feels insulted. Devasena instantly rejects the proposal. Sivagami, enraged with Devasena's response orders Amarendra to capture Devasena and to bring her to Mahishmati Kingdom.
Later that night Kuntala is attacked by Pindaris and Amarendra helps fight them and reveals his identity as the future king of Mahismati. Baahubali convinces Devasena to come with him to Mahismati as his future bride and promises her that he will protect her honour. Upon reaching the kingdom, a misunderstanding happens and Amarendra had to choose between the throne and Devasena.
Bound by his words and love towards Devasena, he chooses the latter. Series of events happen, ultimately making Sivagami lose her faith towards Baahubali. The story then unfolds the ultimate question of why Katappa killed Baahubali! How Mahendra Baahubali will avenge his father and save his mother's honour forms the rest of the story.
Baahubali became a resounding success all over the world and created numerous records including the all time biggest opening for an Indian movie, second highest grossing Indian movie of all time, highest grossing Indian movie in India, highest grossing Telugu film and first ever Indian film to gross Rs. 1000 crores. It received universal acclaim, and is even included in the top 10 movies of 2017 by international critics. The film made it big with Japanese audience too.
Baahubali apart from critical and commercial success, scored big at awards. It also received the highly prestigious nomination for the Saturn Award for Best International Film at the 44th Saturn Awards. It won National Awards for Best Stunt Choreography, Best Special Effects, and Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Trailer