- SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Conclusion has witnessed sale of a million tickets in advance booking.
- Single screen theatres in Bengaluru are selling tickets at a higher price.
SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Conclusion hasn’t yet released but tickets are getting sold very, very quickly. Fans of the film franchise are eager to be the first ones to watch it before spoilers surface on the internet. Fan frenzy for the second instalment of Baahubali is no doubt rooted in the burning question on everyone’s minds: why Kattappa killed Baahubali.
Since Tuesday, advance booking counters in single screens have witnessed long queues. And amid this craze, tickets are being sold at a higher price. In Bengaluru, tickets for a 4am show in Urvashi theatre were sold at Rs 600. Other single screen theatres such as Cauvery and Rex have followed suit and tickets are priced at Rs 500. The average cost of a ticket in Bengaluru’s single screens is Rs 250.
Interestingly, fans of the film don’t mind paying a high price to watch Baahubali: The Conclusion. In fact, BookMyShow confirmed that it sold 1 million tickets in advance booking sales in just 24 hours. This set a new record in advance booking sales. Earlier, fans rushed to watch Aamir Khan’s Dangal when it released in December 2016.
Baahubali: The Conclusion may not have released yet but filmmakers are looking to earn huge profits, as it’s not just tickets that are getting sold, film producers want to add an additional 5th show every day. Telengana’s Minister for Cinematography, Talasani Srinivas, said his department has accepted producers’ request to include an additional show in single screens.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:38 PM IST