Our beloved Amarendra Baahubali is soon going to hit the screens again. This time in a spy thriller, Saaho! The film is directed by Sujeeth and also stars Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Arun Vijay, Jackie Shroff, Chunky Pandey, Mahesh Manjrekar and Mandira Bedi in significant roles. The movie was earlier expected to hit the theatres on August 15, but it would have led to a clash with Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal and John Abraham’s Batla House. However, we can now watch this thriller with its bike stunts and new age action scenes on August 30. And just to help you keep calm, we bring to you some of the unknown facts about the same.
Prabhas learnt Hindi for this role.
Determined as he is, Prabhas wanted to dub his dialogues in hos own voice. He actually took Hindi lessons for the same.
Saaho's theatre rights cost…
Saaho’s theatre rights were sold as high as Rs 300 crores. They earlier had an offer of Rs 240 crores from T series.
The movie's teaser video had the second highest views.
The movie’s teaser (all the languages combined) had over 80 million views on YouTube on the day of its release. This is the second most highest views after Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0.
The Transformers' fame stuntman!
American stuntman Kenny Bates of Transformers fame was hired for this film!
The efforts put in by Prabhas.
Kenny put Prabhas on a very strict diet and made him learn a new form of martial arts. The action sequences in the film are shot in Abu Dhabi with dozens of monster truck, cars, etc.
So, get ready to be blown away!
One thing that is evident for sure, the movie will leave our mouths wide open on August 30. So, start saving and pre-book your tickets if need be!