Hyderabad: Popular Hindi film director and producer Karan Johar acquired the rights of ‘Baahubali’ to release in Hindi. Late in the night the official website of Karan Johar just put a line about the news making it official. “Karan Johar presents Baahubali - India's Largest Motion Picture, Directed by S.S.Rajamouli,” read the statement.
With this official announcement they put an end to the speculation to the news doing rounds from past few weeks. The technical details about how much involvement Karan Johar will have in the film is not yet known. But according to a source, the ace director bought the Hindi rights for a whopping amount. Though no one is talking about the money, this marks the first time that a big Bollywood director and producer like Karan is involved in a Telugu film.
This will give definitely a big boost to director Rajamouli and his team. When contacted the producer of the film 'Shobhu Yarlagadda', he confirmed the news saying, “Yes, Karan Johar will be presenting and releasing ‘Baahubali’ in Hindi along with Anil Thadani of AA Films.”
Source - deccan chronicle