Here a few lesser-known facts about the magnum opus project which is expected to take the pride of Telugu cinema further.
Made on A Mammoth Budget
There is no official update regarding the budget of this film, but many estimates read that UV Creations spent Rs 300-350 crores on this project.
Rs 80 Crores for A Single Action Sequence
There is a 12-minute long action sequence in the film which was shot entirely in Dubai. The makers had to Shell out Rs 80 crores for this schedule alone.
An official announcement in this regard is yet to be made, but our sources say that statistically, two out of three theatres in India will be screening Saaho on its opening day. This is the most comprehensive release for any Indian film till date.
A 4-Year Long Journey
The director of the film, Sujeeth narrated the story to Prabhas as soon as his debut film Run Raja Run released. This film has been in the making (right from pre-production) for four long years.
The teaser of Saaho was released in three languages, Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. It is the most-watched teaser of all time in all these three languages.
Prabhas’s Bollywood Debut
Saaho is a bilingual project. It was made in Telugu and Hindi simultaneously. It marks Prabhas’s debut into Bollywood as this is his first straight release.