Bimbisara was the surprise hit of 2022 and managed to get audiences to the theatres in huge numbers. The film emerged as a blockbuster and was the biggest hit of Kalyan Ram’s career. After the massive success of the first installment, now talks of the Bimbisara sequel have also cropped up. Both Kalyan Ram and director Mallidi Vashist had planned to release the movie in parts and now the actor has spoken up on the matter.
Kalyan Ram is awaiting the release of Amigos and as a part of the promotions, he was asked about the plans for the Bimbisara sequel. The actor revealed that he’s currently working on his next project Devil, whose shoot has been completed up to 70%. He added that Mallidi Vashist will begin work on the Bimbisara sequel by the end of this year.
Set in 500 BC, the fantasy action film follows the story of Bimbisara (Kalyan Ram) who is a cruel and power-hungry king who takes extreme measures to suppress any dissent in his kingdom.
The fantasy drama was released to positive reviews and excellent occupancies right from Day 1 and brought excellent returns to all involved. Debutant Mallidi Vasisht directed the film which also starred Catherine Tresa, Samyukhta Menon, and Vivan Bhatena in key roles. Kalyan Ram’s own banner NTR Arts has bankrolled this project with MM Keeravani lending the tunes.