Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, SS Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali’ – a unique connection

Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and SS Rajamouli's "Baahubali: The Beginning" have a unique connection and that's KV Vijayendra Prasad, who penned the story of both the films.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: July 20, 2015 4:27:06 pm

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Salman Khan’s “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and SS Rajamouli’s “Baahubali: The Beginning” have a unique connection and that’s KV Vijayendra Prasad, who penned the story of both the films.

Also read: ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ collection: Salman Khan film earns Rs 100 crore in opening weekend

Vijayendra Prasad, who is the father of Rajamouli, met many people before Kabir Khan decided to direct the film with Salman in lead role.

Prasad also shares the story credit for the 2012 Akshay Kumar starrer “Rowdy Rathore”, a remake of his 2006 Telugu film “Vikramarkudu” which was directed by Rajamouli.

Also read: ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ at No. 3 among Bollywood’s highest opening weekend grossers

His other films include “Magadheera” and “Rajanna”.

“Baahubali”, a sweeping, VFX-heavy, multilingual drama, released a week prior to “Bhaijaan” and has become the first South Indian movie to cross Rs 300 crore at the box office.

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Salman’s “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, an emotional cross-border story about a Hanuman devotee’s journey to Pakistan to reunite a mute child with her family, is on its way to becoming a blockbuster and has already collected Rs 102 crore in its opening weekend.

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