Mahesh Babu and Prabhas Tops the List in IBN Survey: 2015 has been a superb year for Tollywood as it got wide recognition and fame along with huge commercial figures that broke the barriers felt. Many filmmakers are now open for big budget films after the super successes of Baahubali: The Beginning and Srimanthudu. (see: Dictator official trailer.)
SS Rajamouli announced Baahubali three years back and he took a year completely for the pre-production work. Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka, and Tamannah played the lead roles in Baahubali: The Beginning which has been shot for over two years. The movie has been made on a budget of Rs 160 crores.
Mahesh Babu and Prabhas Tops the List in IBN Survey
Baahubali: The Beginning has become a huge sensation all over after the release of the film. The movie emerged as a huge hit all over the world and it released in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam languages. Baahubali: The Beginning grossed Rs 650 crores across the world which is the highest for any South Indian film.
Baahubali: The Beginning received critical acclaim all over the world and it has been screened in several International film festivals. Baahubali: The Beginning proved the stamina of Telugu cinema making Tollywood proud. Then came Mahesh Babu who has been suffering for success. His recent film Srimanthudu emerged as the biggest hit in his career.
Koratala Siva directed the movie and Sruthi Haasan played the female lead in the movie. Devi Sri Prasad composed the music and Mythri Movie Makers produced Srimanthudu. The movie grossed Rs 125 crores worldwide and is the second highest grosser Telugu film after Baahubali: The Beginning.
After the super successes of Baahubali: The Beginning and Srimanthudu, Prabhas and Mahesh got International recognition. Though Mahesh is known in Bollywood, Prabhas has been restricted himself to Tollywood. But after the release of Baahubali: The Beginning, many top International brands have been waiting for Prabhas to endorse and promote them.Mahesh Babu and Prabhas Tops the List in IBN Survey
International Business Times has recently conducted a poll in which Mahesh Babu and Prabhas topped the list of Top Actors in 2015 by grabbing 32.6% of votes. The duo received the same number of votes and shared the top place.
This was because of the overwhelming response of their movies Baahubali: The Beginning and Srimanthudu. Young Tiger NTR bagged the second place with 16.95% in the survey. His movie Temper in the direction of Puri Jagannadh ended up as a decent entertainer and Tarak’s performance in the movie has been well applauded.
Stylish Star Allu Arjun bagged the third place with 9.32% for his performance in S/O Satyamurthy and Rudhramadevi. Natural Star Nani adjusted with the fourth place. Prabhas is currently shooting for the sequel of Baahubali: The Beginning which has been titled as Baahubali: The Conclusion and Mahesh are shooting for his upcoming family entertainer titled Brahmotsavam.