Rana Daggubati's menacing first look for Baahubali-2 released

Baahubali 2 is likely to hit the screens on April 28, 2017 and comes with an impressive line up of actors like Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah, Anushka Shetty and Sathyaraj

Rana Daggubati

Filmmaker SS Rajamouli has tweeted first look poster of Rana Daggubati, who is playing the role of villain  Bhallaladeva in upcoming Baahubali 2. Rajamouli shared the images of the actor on his birthday, Wednesday. The Telugu actor looks ferocious with his toned body and 6 pack figure and quite apt to play Bhallaladeva in the the sequel.

Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning, was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2015 and grossed over Rs 600 crore. It also bagged the National Awards for Best Feature Film and became an instant hit with Indian audiences abroad.


Its sequel, Baahubali 2 is likely to hit the screens on April 28, 2017 and comes with an impressive line up of actors like Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah, Anushka Shetty and Sathyaraj.

Rana Daggubati’s salt-and-pepper look boasts the amazing physique of the his character in the movie, who is all set to destro the hero, Baahubali with his evil schemes and shred mind game, added the filmmakers.

Rana reportedly went through a rigorous fitness schedules to play  his villain character. Rana had to increase his weight to 108-110 kg from previous 92 kg, as he had to portray both the young and adult phases of the Bhallaladeva, who is plotting to kill Baahubali.

Baahubali 2 however, hit controversy when the leaked scenes of the film’s climax were allegedly leaked all over internet. Following complaints from the filmmaker, police arrested the culprits before it could create more damages.

Baahubali 2, considered as the magnum opus of Rajamouli is the most awaited release of the new year.

Check out the Twitter posts by Rajamouli and reaction from fans, eagerly awaiting Baahubali 2's release: