Mrunal Thakur, Rahul Bose to star in Netflix's 'Baahubali' prequelNovember 09, 2018 17:14
Netflix on Wednesday proclaimed the cast of Baahubali: Before the Beginning, the prequel series to India's blockbuster fantasy franchise Baahubali.
The role of Sivagami in the series will be essayed by 'Love Sonia' actor Mrunal Thakur, while Rahul Bose will play Skandadasa.
In films, Baahubali: the Beginning and Baahubali: the Conclusion, actor Ramya Krishna played Sivagami.
The series, based on Anand Neelakantan's book, also features Atul Kulkarni, Vaquar Shaikh, Jameel Khan, Siddharth Arora, and Anup Soni. The series will trace the dramatic rise of Queen Sivagami and her empire.
Baahubali: Before the Beginning, which was announced by the streaming giant in August, has already been given a two-season order.
Season one of the series will have nine episodes and captures Sivagami's journey from a rebellious and revengeful girl to a wise and unequaled queen.
Netflix has teamed up with the unit behind Baahubali, including Arka Media Works and director SS Rajamouli. Deva Katta and Praveen Sataru will co-direct the series.