Baahubali: The beginning created such a storm offering a grand box office success and breathtaking visuals. The viewers since then have been waiting for Baahubali: The Conclusion. With Baahubali we saw some breathtakingly amazing performances by Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah and Anushka Shetty in the lead roles. With Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nassar, Adivi Sesh, Tanikella Bharani and Sudeep in supporting roles.
Baahubali team made maximum possible use of all the social media platforms to create curiosity and excitement among the viewers.
Facebook, in particular is used perhaps the most among all to keep the followers engaged and intrigued for film makers and marketers. As for Baahubali, Director SS Rajamouli used it right from its official announcement in 2013 to its release dates and so on. Additionally, the cast of the film also shares updates during the making and promotions. Same is shared on Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms.
“Baahubali: The Conclusion” was trending on facebook much before its actual release, with so many individuals talking about it. Social media in general is becoming an essential tool to create and grow ‘The hype’, which is of course expected to grow further for Baahubali as the release date gets closer.
Twitter, primarily plays a key role in the advertising of the movie. In fact, it was SS Rajamouli who Launched First Ever Telugu Hashtag #బాహుబలివస్తున్నాడు on Twitter for ‘Baahubali’ advertising during Baahubali: The Begining social media promotions. This Telugu hash tag (#) that was launched on February 2013 had trended nationally, which offers an insight to the reach it had received.
With such a huge following, team Baahubali is also winning over fans by sharing FanArt on Facebook and Twitter. This one here is a pencil sketch of the face-off from the trailer of #Baahubali2 – The Conclusion by Mounica! #FanArtFriday another great way to stir up the things and give shout out to fans and followers.
With such a visual treat that Baahubali is, YouTube definitely makes up a huge part of their Social media campaigning. The result is quite so evident with their YouTube statistics. With the trailer launch of Baahubali: The Conclusion, this is currently The Most Viewed Indian Movie Trailer Ever on YouTube with 65 Million views, after first reaching The Most Viewed Trailer in first 24hrs in Indian Cinema with 50 Million views.
As for any movie promotions the whirlpool of hype and appreciation first begins with the influencers of the industry talking about it on Social media. As for Baahubali 2 trailer, it has been received with enormous love from film critics, celebrities and viewers in general.
Indian film critics like Taran Adarsh, Sreedhar Pillai, Haricharan Pudipeddi and Hemanth Kumar are all praises for the trailer of Bahubali 2 : The Conclusion on Twitter.
— Dharma Productions (@DharmaMovies) March 18, 2017
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) March 17, 2017
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) March 16, 2017
— Suriya Sivakumar (@Suriya_offl) March 17, 2017
— Allu Sirish (@AlluSirish) March 16, 2017
SS Rajamouli is a genius, a master storyteller, the Emperor of Entertainers… Am confident, #Baahubali2 will set new benchmarks too.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 16, 2017
— Rajeev Masand (@RajeevMasand) March 16, 2017
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) March 16, 2017
#Baahubali2Trailer has been watched…Holy mother of Jesus!!! This makes part 1 look like a jujubee..Am in tears…magic unfolds on April 28
— Hemanth Kumar C R (@crhemanth) March 16, 2017
The wait for #Baahubali2Trailer was worth it. The rip-roaring action and world-class visuals are something to look fwd to. Totally stoked.
— Haricharan Pudipeddi (@pudiharicharan) March 16, 2017
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) March 16, 2017
— Surendhar MK (@SurendharMK) March 16, 2017
— R J V (@rajivaluri) March 16, 2017
As we all wait for 28th April, 2017 for Baahubali: The Conclusion to release this April 28th, it is also said that the makers are planning to re-release Baahubali: The Beginning before that.