Satyaraj was not the first choice as Kattappa, and then who was it?


Bahubali2: The Conclusion is the pride of Indian film industry and it is storming the theaters in worldwide. Bahubali 2 is the first Indian cinema to gross RS 1000 crore and the film is moving forward to Rs 1500 crore. Director SS Rajamouli has done a fantastic job with Bahubali and his selection of characters is brilliant. But after the release of film, many shocking twists have been revealed.

We already know that for Sivagami character Rajamouli first approached veteran actress Sridevi but unfortunately she rejected the film and then Ramya Krishna was roped in for Sivagami character. Even Ramya Krishna rejected the film at first but when Rajamouli approached for second time he narrated story well and he briefed the importance of her role.

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However there were few more major revelations than just sivagami role. Recently many rumors were going on in social media about the characters of Bahubali as Rajamouli approached other actors and finally settled with the current characters that brought more power to Bahubali. Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor was the first choice for Avantika role but at last Tammannah was selected.

Do you know that even Anushka Shetty was not the first choice for Devasena? Nayanathara rejected the film due to heavy call sheets and Rajamouli approached Anushka Shetty. Finally, kattappa character! This is the main character in the film and has equal importance with lead role played by Prabhas. Malayalam superstar Mohanlal was first approached to play the role but Rajamouli asked for bulk dates.

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Then Rajamouli approached sathyaraj and that was the best ever decision taken by Rajamouli. Just imagine Bahubali without sathyaraj (Kattappa)! why Kattappa killed Bahubali? Well, what is bahubali without this unforgettable line? However, this shows us that selecting characters is not that easy!

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