Dharma Productions tweeted: “Enchanting the world one minute at a time! #Baahubali2 in cinemas now! @ssrajamouli @Shobu_ @karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 @RanaDaggubati.”
Filmmaker Karan Johar tweeted: “With the movie man of the decade!!!! @ssrajamouli …it’s an honour to collaborate with his genius!! Truly the BEST director of our time!”
Meanwhile, southern superstar Dhanush appreciated the movie and tweeted: “There is no easy way 2 express wat a mind blowing experience bahubali 2 was.OMG.Speechless.salute 2 d entire team.pls watch it in theatres.”
He said: “@ssrajamouli sir 🙂 nothing more to say. #masterpiece #writingatitsbest .. break the rules. Redefined everything. I mean EVERYTHING.”
Dhanush said: “And #prabhas .. never seen a face that’s so endearing. So innocent yet fierce. Your hard work humbled me. Congrats. Way to go bro.”
Film critics have also appreciated the movie so far.
Film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted: “And the typhoon strikes BO… East. West. North. South… It’s #Baahubali2 mania… Will set new benchmarks… HISTORIC START!”
In another tweet, he said: “S.S. Rajamouli proves he’s a master storyteller, the Big Boss… #Baahubali2 is sure to vanquish previous BO records and set new ones!”
Film critic Anupama Chopra tweeted: “Stardom is defined as the power to get bums on seats.The response to #Baahubali2 proves that a filmmaker’s imagination is the biggest star.”
Film trade analyst Komal Nahta said: “Insane!! That’s what collections of #Bahubali2 are today. It’s a tsunami which will sweep off ALL previous box-office records. Yes, ALL!”
Meanwhile, BookMyShow on Friday confirmed that it sold 12 tickets every second for Baahubali 2 a day before the release of the blockbuster.
With this, Baahubali 2 which released in over 6000 screens today, has created an all-time record high on BookMyShow for advance ticket sales surpassing Baahubali 1 by over 350%.
BookMyShow, which is an online entertainment ticketing platform, said it has so far sold over 3.3 million tickets for the film.
Ashish Saksena, COO-Cinemas, BookMyShow said, “Baahubali 2 is definitely taking the Indian film industry by surprise. The film, even before its release, has proved that it’s a blockbuster like no other with an extremely high chance of it entering the INR 100 cr club on Day 1 itself. We have witnessed unprecedented advance ticket bookings on BookMyShow as fans bought as many as 12 tickets a second. The movie has clearly broken all language barriers and has reaffirmed that the audience loves to watch good content. We are excited to share our passion for movies with millions of movie buffs across the country at this time and look forward to Baahubali 2’s performance over the opening weekend.”