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Baahubali Crown of Blood OTT release date - Here's when and where to watch SS Rajamouli's animated prequel saga online

Baahubali and Bhallaladeva make their triumphant return in animated form, unleashing an epic adventure for fans to immerse themselves in.

Baahubali Crown of Blood OTT release date - Here's when and where to watch SS Rajamouli's animated prequel saga online
Baahubali: Crown of Blood

Last Updated: 03.34 PM, May 02, 2024


One of India's most beloved fantasy franchises, Baahubali is more than a story—it's an entire universe. In Baahubali's universe, many things go on that no one hears, sees, or witnesses. Hotstar Specials' Baahubali: Crown of Blood is the prequel to the film franchise that Disney+ Hotstar has announced. In this story, the enigmatic warlord Raktadeva poses the greatest danger to the throne and the magnificent realm of Mahishmati, which Baahubali and Bhallaladeva team up to defend.

Baahubali: Crown of Blood - Storyline and themes

The visionary team of S.S. Rajamouli, Sharad Devarajan, and Shobu Yarlagadda produces Baahubali: Crown of Blood, a production of Arka Mediaworks and Graphic India. Navin John and Jeevan J. Kang produce and direct an animated version of Baahubali's world, transporting viewers to an untold tale of epic adventure, treachery, battle, heroism, and brotherhood in this epic narrative. The action-packed series will debut on Disney+ Hotstar on May 17, 2024.


Disney Star's Head of Content, Gaurav Banerjee, expressed his excitement about delving deeper into the renowned franchise with Baahubali: Crown of Blood. They recognise the significance of animation in contemporary storytelling and are committed to delivering captivating tales like Baahubali and The Legend of Hanuman. As they work to strengthen our partnership with Graphic India, they aim to enliven the adult animation genre and fascinate audiences.

Statement from SS Rajamouli

S.S. Rajamouli, creator and producer of Baahubali: Crown of Blood, stated that the world of Baahubali is vast, and the film franchise was the perfect introduction to the same. Yet there's a whole lot more to discover; this is where Baahubali: Crown of Blood steps in. As Baahubali and Bhallaladeva collaborate to save Mahishmati, this narrative will reveal previously hidden aspects of their lives, including a long-buried dark secret and a series of unexpected twists. It is with great pleasure that they adapt this story into an animated medium, thrilling Baahubali fans with a new and exciting take on the universe and introducing them to this new chapter. Together with Sharad Devarajan, Disney+Hotstar, and Graphic India, Arka Mediaworks and Rajamouli are thrilled to reinvent Indian animation for audiences beyond kids.

Sharad Devarajan, who was involved in the creative process of Baahubali: Crown of Blood, asserted that Rajamouli's epic storytelling and groundbreaking Baahubali films have captivated the imagination of hundreds of millions of fans across India, redefining all of Indian entertainment for a generation. Working with him and Arka Mediaworks to bring these fresh, unseen tales to life is an honour, since he is among the world's most revered creators. Political intrigue, drama, betrayal, battle, bravery, loyalty, and an animated adventure await viewers in Baahubali: Crown of Blood. This is Sharad's second animation production with Gaurav Banerjee and the incredible team at Disney+Hotstar; they were the ideal collaborators for Graphic India as they introduced these innovative new adult animated series to the country. 

Excitement from Rana Daggubati and Prabhas

Rana Daggubati, who portrayed Bhallaladeva in the Baahubali films, expressed his excitement about the prospect of continuing the franchise's history through animated storytelling. The next chapter of Baahubali and Bhallaladeva's lives will reveal many more mysteries about the Baahubali world. This animated chapter of Baahubali's world will thrill fans and new viewers.

According to Prabhas, who played Baahubali in the successful franchise, this unseen chapter of Baahubali's journey is going to bring Baahubali and Bhallaladeva together. The events of Baahubali: Crown of Blood occur prior to the main plot of the film series. For Baahu and Bhalla, it is a watershed moment in their stories. This next installment in Baahubali's story is something the actor is really looking forward to.

Baahubali: Crown of Blood, an animated drama, will be available to watch on Disney+ Hotstar beginning May 17, 2024.

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