´Baahubali 2´ becomes first ever highest-grossing Indian movie

´Baahubali 2´ becomes first ever highest-grossing Indian movie

 Mumbai (Online): "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion", the final instalment of a two-part fantasy-adventure, has been a record breaking movie and has still not stopped.

According to experts, the movie has made more than 10 billion rupees ($156 million) worldwide since hitting screens on April 28.

The south Indian movie, based on an epic battle, which is laden with special effects, has surpassed 2014 Bollywood blockbuster "PK", which made around $120 million, as India´s biggest-grossing movie yet.

Indian film trade analyst Ramesh Bala said, "Baahubali 2 has crossed 1,000 crore (ten billion) rupees in worldwide gross collections, outdoing Aamir Khan´s ´PK´ which was previously the number one Indian film worldwide."

An Indian website which tracks movie industry, Bollywoodhungama.com, also reported that "Baahubali 2" had become the highest grossing Indian film worldwide in history.

"Baahubali", meaning "The One With Strong Arms", tells the story of two warring brothers battling for control of a fictional Indian kingdom and its elaborate scenes has seen it compared to hit American movie "300".

According to industry estimates, "Baahubali: The Beginning" made around $100m in worldwide ticket sales when it was released in 2015.