Bahubali Before The Beginning Netflix Release Date (Bahubali Prequel): Netflix and Arka Media had come together for a web series titled Baahubali: Before the beginning. Tollywood filmmakers Deva Katta and Praveen Sattaru came aboard as the directors of the project and a major episode of the web series was shot in specially designed sets. We can say It’s a rebirth for Bahubali in OTT.
The series, co-directed by Deva Katta and Praveen Sataru, is based on Anand Neelakantan’s book, and also features Rahul Bose, Atul Kulkarni, Vaquar Shaikh, Siddharth Arora and Anup Soni among others.
Bahubali Before The Beginning Netflix Release Date (Bahubali Prequel): The Rise of Sivagami & The City of Mahishmati
The prequel of Bahubali , Baahubali: Before the Beginning” is a web series based on Anand Neelakantan’s 2017 novel “The Rise of Sivagami“, and is a Netflix Original from India. The series is directed by Deva Katta and co-directed by Praveen Sataru while produced jointly by S.S. Rajamouli and Arka Media Works.
It stars Rahul Bose, Mrunal Thakur (opt out), Shriya Saran and Atul Kulkarni in key roles. “Baahubali: Before the Beginning” is the third Netflix Original produced in India after the crime thriller “Sacred Games” and horror mini-series “Ghoul”.
Bahubali Prequel Cast
As per reports, Punjabi actress Wamiqa Gabbi would be replacing Mrunal in the series.The show also has Rahul Bose, Atul Kulkarni and Annup Sonii playing important roles.
- Mrunal Thakur as Sivagami (opt out from project)
- Rahul Bose as Skandadasa
- Atul Kulkarni as Pattaraya
- Smaran Sahu as Bijjaladeva (Telugu) / Pingaladeva (Tamil)
- Malyaban Lahiri as Simuka
- Sahib Verma as Shivappa
- Sunil Palwal as Kattappa
- Siddharth Arora as Mahadeva
- Tej Sapru as Malayappa
- Dheeraj Dhoopar
What is the Bahubali Prequel About?
The Bahubali prequel was supposed to revolve around the life of Queen Sivagami’s journey from a girl to a queen. It was supposed to also portray the rise of Mahishmati from a city to an empire.
Baahubali Before the The Beginning Season 01
The first season consists of nine episodes and acts as a prequel to “Bahubali The Beginning”. The first season of Baahubali Before The beginning highlights the journey of Sivagami’s rise and how she comes to power in the fictional Mahishmati kingdom.
Baahubali Prequel Reshoot
Netflix is taking Bahubali Before the beginning web series very seriously. They have commissioned a new team to re-shoot the entire web series after they were dissatisfied with the final cut prepared by Deva Katta and Praveen Sattaru. They feel that the footage shot under the direction of Praveen Sattaru and Deva Katta is not up to the mark. Now, the makers have requested Rajamouli to come on board and he readily obliged to the same. He will be supervising the web series which is set to be shot again with a new direction team. Rajamouli is also monitoring the script and giving his creative inputs.
Mrunal Thakur Opt Out from Baahubali Before the Beginning
Bollywood actress Mrunal Thakur who was supposed to play Sivagami in the web series has walked out of the project. Mrunal Thakur was playing the role of a young Shivagammi in the project. Mrunal had shot for nearly 70% of the project two years ago.
Bahubali Before The Beginning Netflix Release Date
The success of the India’s first magnum opus “Bahubali” film franchise gave way to the opportunity to explore the story little more deeper through a spin-off series titled “Bahubali Before The Beginning”. The upcoming Netflix Original series will explore life on the streets of the fictional city of Mahishmati. Slated to release on Netflix.
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