Netflix is expanding the Baahubali franchise. Netflix has partnered with Arka Media and SS Rajamouli, and released a teaser video and announced a prequel series based on SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali film series. First season of this series will have 9 episodes and is based on Anand Neelakantan’s book, The Rise of Sivagami and the series will follows the journey to Sivagami from a rebellious and vengeful girl to a wise and unequalled queen.
Baahubali prequel series, Before the Beginning, will be jointly directed by Dev Katta and Praveen Sattaru. Netflix has partnered with the team behind the Baahubali universe, including Arka Media Works and Rajamouli. The Rise of Sivagami tells the story of Mahishmati’s queen Sivagami and how the city state evolved into the empire.
Baahubali story revolves around warring royal cousins in an ancient kingdom, Mahishmati. SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali series- Baahubali :The Beginning and Baahubali 2:The Conclusions, starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannah, Nassar, Ramya Krishna and others, were blockbuster at the box office.