As 2015 India’s top budget film, the historical Indian epic blockbuster “Baahubali - The Beginning” has grossed more than $90 million USD worldwide, and has set an all-time domestic box office record for opening day with $7.8 million and opening weekend box office record with $25.6 million, topping the previous record of last year’s “Happy New Year”. Current statistics shows that “Baahubali - The Beginning” is the third global highest grossing Indian film of all time, and the highest grossing Indian film of all time within India.
This movie was directed by renowned Indian director S.S. Rajamouli, co-starring Prabhas and Rana Daggubati. Baahubali is a story about two brothers vying for the throne of the kingdom of Maahismati in their own ways; one (played by Prabhas) is a noble warrior named Baahubali whose believes in winning the confidence of the masses whereas the other (played by Rana Daggubati) believes in ruthlessness and a somewhat dictatorial approach. The details of which are best left unspoken.
Baahubali's CGI visual effects was collaborated with a local company Makuta VFX. Rayvision was tasked with the responsibility of rendering the movie. Almost entire movie were super imposed with elaborated CGI special effects of lavish landscapes and magnificent war scenes from the movie.
Baahubali deserves a high praise for financing such high budget on an fictional epic. From the breathtaking waterfalls to the extreme complicated rendering of Maahismati, its clear that extreme measures was put into efforts and devoted into rendering highly complicated sets as well as the exclusive environments.
Baahubali is the answer to the world which Hollywood are not the only one can make Epic movies. Reuters gave a high praise of the movie "top-level entertaining movie and visual spectacle.” The guardian also commented: "this movie is absolutely worth watching and worth the price of ticket!"
Rayvision as the rendering partner of Makuta VFX, the joint cooperation on the Baahubali project was highly satisfactory. Subhrojyoti Banerjee, the senior VFX artist of Makuta VFX mentioned that, “Rayvision have been very helpful to us during our crunch time on the feature, notably their production coordinator and technical directors. They were available 24/7 to assist in getting our renders out and solve any snags we faced during the complex file setups. The pricing structure offered to us was competitive for the quantity of work we were producing with render nodes being always available to us for use.”
Rayvision as rendering expert and probably one of the world’s largest render farms are eager to work with any production houses to produce top quality special-effects as well as animations. We will ensure our partner’s vision, with our expertise and super computing power on your desktop to help the world understand the stories you want to tell.