Netflix- the video streaming website has announced a prequel series to the popular Baahubali franchise that will partly be an adaptation of The Rise of Sivagami, a prequel novel to the 2015 film Baahubali: The Beginning. The show will be called ‘Baahubali: Before the Beginning’ and has already been given a two-season order. It’ll be produced in partnership with film director S.S. Rajamouli and the original production house Arka Media Works.
Baahubali: Before the Beginning will have nine episodes in the first season, which is based on the aforementioned 2017 book by writer Anand Neelakantan. The Rise of Sivagami is the first of a proposed novel trilogy called Baahubali – Before the Beginning