From silver screen to Internet: Baahubali made into animated series
Did the end of ‘Baahaubali: The Beginning’ leave you longing for more. Did you want to know moew about the characters of the movie? Well, this just became possible with a new web series. “Baahubali: The Lost Legends", a new animated series based on blockbuster film "Baahubali", has been launched by internet video-on-demand service Amazon Prime Video in collaboration with filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, Graphic India and Arka Mediaworks.
Well, this just became possible with a game launched by internet video-on-demand service Amazon Prime Video in collaboration with filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, Graphic India and Arka Mediaworks.
Fans of the 2015 release ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ was a blockbuster will now be able to enjoy more of the epic tale. The director of the magnum opus SS Rajamouli at the launch said that the National Award winning film was just the tip of the iceberg.
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He said that the world of Bahaubali couldn’t be encompassed in a movie or two. He said that there is more to tell about it and animation is one way to do it.
From the minute I started working on this story, I knew the world of ‘Baahubali' can't be encompassed into a film or two, simply because there's so much more to tell and animation is another way to do that. We are happy to be collaborating with Graphic India and Amazon to bring the lost legends to audiences through Amazon Prime Video," Rajamouli said in a statement.
Sharad Devarajan, the co-founder and CEO of Graphic India, says the series will be full of "political intrigue, betrayal, war, action and adventure" and "will take audiences on new adventures beyond the film, as we learn for the first time the events that shaped Baahubali from a young prince into a legendary hero".
The teaser trailer of "Baahubali: The Lost Legends" was launched on the Amazon website on Saturday.
"Baahubali: The Lost Legends" is set before the Kalakeya invasion depicted in the movie, when Baahubali and Bhallaladeva are still both young princes of Mahishmati.
The animated series will feature new stories about the characters from the film, including Prince Baahubali, Bhallaladeva, Kattapa and Sivagami as well as dozens of new characters that will expand the world of "Baahubali" and reveal hidden secrets for millions of fans.
The series will follow the relationship between the two cousins as they journey across the Kingdom of Mahishmati, uncovering hidden mysteries, stopping ancient terrors and defending their people from danger.
(With IANS Inputs)