"Baahubali" has been simultaneously made in Tamil and Telugu. Its known that the film was titled as Mahaabali in Tamil. But as per the sources Rajamouli and team has decided to change the title for Tamil version. They want to change the title of Mahabali and wants to continue with Baahubali title itself.
The Tamil version of the film also creating excellent buzz in social media.The film has become more familiar to Tamil crowd as Baahbauli than Mahaabali. So makers don't want to miss the tempo by giving Mahaabali as title and decided to continue with Baahubali.
The sudden name change is said to be strategic marketing strategy from the makers. According to sources, they wish to go with the same 'Baahubali' brand name in the Tamil market. This makes the impression of the film more acute and sharp.
Bahubali is originally scheduled for a release in April but it is postponed as it is not completed yet. Tamil version date of Bahubali release is announced as 22 nd May. The Kollywood rights of the film have been acquired by Studio Green for a record price. The multilingual movie, which is produced by K Raghavendra Rao, has MM Keeravani's music.