No Baahubali film goes without the mention of Kattappa. He who is not the main central hero is as famous as Baahubali because of the most talked about question – Why Kattappa killed Baahubali? For those who don’t know, the first part ended on a cliff hanger where it was revealed Kattappa killed Baahubali, however much to our surprise the reason wasn’t. Since then, fans have been wracking their heads around the answer to this question – Why Kattappa killed Baahubali? The face behind Kattappa is actually a well known Tamil actor Sathyaraj, who garnered national fame because of this single movie. He is now known across industries, courtesy Baahubali. But did you know Sathyaraj aka Kattappa has a Shah Rukh Khan connection. Surprised? Well, we will tell you how. Also Read: Shah Rukh Khan NOT a part of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2
Remember Rohit Shetty’s film – Chennai Express starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone? The story is about Rahul (SRK) and Meenalochi (Deepika) who meet while travelling on the Chennai Express. While he is looking to immerse his grandfather’s ashes, she is running from a marriage forcibly fixed by her mafia father. Rahul somehow gets involved and helps Menna escape from the marriage. Meenalochi’s father Durgeshwara Azhagusundaram happens to be the head of a local mafia gang. He is strict, intimidating, the no-nonsense kinds. It is easier to run away from him than dealing with him – Face-to-face. That very scary, spine-chilling character is played by none other than Sathyaraj! Now you see the SRK connection?
He will soon return as Mahishmati’s most loyal and powerful servant – Kattappa in Baahubali; The Conclusion. After two years, we will finally know why Kattappa killed Baahubali. The film also stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Sathyaraj, Tamannaah Bhatia, Ramya Krishnan. The movie is set for a grand worldwide release on April 28th.