Venkaiah Naidu applauds 'Baahubali 2', draws parallels with 'Ben Hur'
| Updated: Apr 30, 2017 18:10 IST
New Delhi [India], April 30 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday joined the nation in raving about 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' and was in awe of filmmaker S. S. Rajamouli who directed the mythological drama. The Union Minister took to Twitter to applaud Rajamouli and his team for the brilliant sequel. "I have just watched 'Bahubali 2-The Conclusion'. It is a great visual treat giving the experience of legendary Hollywoood films like 'Ben-Hur' and 'Ten Commandments'," he tweeted. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/baahubali2?src=hash">#baahubali2</a> has taken Indian Cinema to entirely new level and coming from regional language (Telugu) team is all the more praiseworthy.</p>— M Venkaiah Naidu (@MVenkaiahNaidu) <a href="https://twitter.com/MVenkaiahNaidu/status/858335772306317312">April 29, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sh <a href="https://twitter.com/ssrajamouli">@ssrajamouli</a> has decisively broken the barriers of Indian Cinema. As I&B Minister, I compliment him, the producers and the entire team.</p>— M Venkaiah Naidu (@MVenkaiahNaidu) <a href="https://twitter.com/MVenkaiahNaidu/status/858342981316694016">April 29, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Meanwhile, the film continues to receive superb responses from across the nation and numbers of celebrities are sending congratulatory messages to the team of Baahubali 2. The S.S. Rajamouli directed magnum opus has become the first Indian film in history to cross 100 crore net on the very first day of its release. The movie stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia and Sathyaraj in pivotal roles. (ANI)