The Lord Of The Rings and Bahubali — The epic fantasy adventures films of Hollywood and Bollywood. Both films have many similarities. Let’s check it out!
However, some people who have watched both the films, The Lord Of The Rings and Bahubali, believe that they can’t be compared! But what if we say you need strong visualization to compare both the films. In this article, we shall analyse how Bollywood and Hollywood’s two magnum opus films, Bahubali and The Lord Of The Rings are not so different from each other.
Lord Of The Rings vs Bahubali
Heads Up! Comparing LOTR and Bahubali
- Similarities between Bahubali and The Lord Of The Rings
- Was Bahubali inspired by LOTR’s cinematography – Point Three!
- The emotional connection between the movies
- The locale and costumes
- Why Bahubali can be compared to the iconic LOTR?
Humans are always fascinated by the things that they haven’t seen before in real life. Whether it’s about the past or the future. Bahubali and The Lords Of The Rings take us into an unthinkable journey into realms unknown. Both the films were major attractions because they depicted magical fictional kingdoms. Their battlefields, their palace and the epic waterfalls created a lasting charm.
In both the films, the battles are epic. They involve different tribes, fictional and real. From Elfs to Dwarfs, LOTR delved deep into Norse mythology. So did Bahubali.
Visual Effects (VFX)
Bahubali and The Lord Of The Rings are the stories are set in a time where sunlight and fire are the only two sources of the light. Creating natural lighting using artificial lights was a difficult task achieved to perfection.
Directer SS Rajamouli’s Bahubali set the benchmark when it comes to VFX in Indian cinema. There are more than 4,500 shots in the films. The film received the National award for the best visual effects in 2018. Bahubali will always be remembered for revolutionizing VFX in Indian cinema.
Likewise, Peter Jackson’s The Lord Of The Rings won the Oscars for its visual effects in 2002. In fact, LOTR was so good for its time that even movies made in 2019 wouldn’t stand a chance against the awe-inspiring visuals.
Both the film has great visual effects that one can’t deny the existence of the shooting locations in real.
In the end, Hollywood or Bollywood, one thing always remains the same – Romance. Every story has its So-Much-In-Love couple who faces many obstacles in their life.
However, just like every film, Bahubali and The Lord Of The Rings with the love birds living happily ever after. Arwen — Aragorn and Mahendra Bahubali — Avanthika.