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Mahendra Baahubali and the Fate of Mahishmati!

I have a confession to make. This is not the Baahubali blog post I originally planned to write. The real one is still lying in my drafts folder...since July 2015. It still remains there because of a strange phenomenon with the first Baahubali movie. After every viewing of ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ it seemed exponentially better than the previous viewing (yes, I watched the movie a lot of times). By the sixth viewing or so I started feeling like  Neo from the Matrix – seeing details, patterns and threads that weren’t easily visible earlier. At one point of time I started maintaining an excel sheet to capture the complexity and intensity of thoughts that started hitting my mind. My blog post started looking like a PhD thesis, and I somehow never managed to publish it till date. Fast forward to 2017 and we already have the second part ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ out. Things are a bit different this time though. I don’t intend to write a thesis on the second pa