Some movies define an era and create a benchmark in industry for a greater future of cinema. S. S. Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning crafted that era in 2015 and uplifted Indian cinema to shine on the world-front. Rajamouli’s visionary direction, engrossing storytelling and K. V. Vijayendra Prasad’s epic story and character writing made Baahubali one of the greatest movies of our times and won the hearts of everyone across the globe.
Although each scene from the film is exciting, there are some cinematic moments which are worth watching on loop These memorable moments became the talks of film community and are already a legend in itself. 2 years ago, today, Baahubali: The Beginning released in India and rest is history. Let’s see what made this gem a gem.
Following are the Cinematic Moments that made Baahubali Great:
(Spoiler Alert: This article discusses some of the plot from the movie which might give away its twists and core storyline. If you haven’t watched the movie, please do not read this article.)
Sivagami’s Epic Save of the Child
Great movies often have amazing first scene, so does Baahubali: The Beginning. Queen Sivagami’s brave decision to sacrifice her life in effort to save the child while she is in river was a jaw-dropping scene. Her lifting the child in one hand and herself drowning raised our eyeballs to the peak. Rajamouli hinted through that execution that this is an extraordinary tale. You can also see the sun shining on the child as a future king.
Baahubali Lifting the Gigantic Shiva Linga
Who doesn’t remember the core moment when Prabhas lifted that huge Shiv Linga on his shoulders? A destiny’s child and a devotee of Lord Shiva, Baahubali places the Shiva Linga in water-fall so that his mother won’t have to suffer. This was a Whoa! moment, isn’t it?
One of the strongest characters written in recent times, Kattappa was powerful as well as mysterious. A brave solider and hardcore loyal to his kingdom even when he hates his evil king, these traits make Kattappa an interesting character. His utter respect for Maharani Devasena and courageous display in battle were remarkable.
Baahubali chopping Yuvraj Bhadra’s Head Off
It’s the action of Baahubali that majorly impressed the movie buffs. One of those actions were when Baahubali and Kattappa fight it out and eventually Baahubali outsmarts him with that splendid jump and decapitate Yuvraj Bhadra. That instantly became a classic one.
Battle scenes are the heart of epic tales. Killings, bloodshed, strategies, bravery and glory of winning over the enemy, Baahubali had all of it. The intensity in war, Baahubali and Bhallala Deva’s competition in that for a race to become king and the sharp action gave the film a potent instinctive rush.
Why Kattappa Killed Baahubali?
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion became even bigger and a benchmark in Indian cinema with its amazing storytelling, visuals and grandness. It is the biggest blockbuster in India.
Which are your favorite moments of Baahubali: The Beginning?
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(Original Published Date: 14th March, 2017)