Why Is Chandrayaan-2 Special For Prabhas?

The launch of Chandrayaan-2 from the Satish Dhawan space station in Sriharikota is the proud moment for the entire nation. Everyone is overwhelmed with this achievement by ISRO. GSLV-MkIII, that carried Chandrayaan-2 (termed as Baahubali) module, took off at 2.43 PM and seperated lunar craft to its desired geo-transfer orbit in next 15 minutes.

After the remarkable feat is achieved, Indian President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated the ISRO scientists. For Young Rebel star Prabhas, it is even more special moment as ‘Chandrayaan-2’ has been monikered after his blockbuster film’s name ‘Baahubali’. The Saaho actor, on Monday, took to his Instagram and thanked ISRO for naming after his movie.

Prabhas tweeted: “Hello Darlings! It is a proud day for all of us Indians as ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 took flight today. It is a further honor for the entire Baahubali Team with the rocket being regarded as #Baahubali for its magnum opus scale, years of hardwork in the making & first of its kind capacity to carry 300 tonnes. More Power to India”

Not just for Prabhas, but the team of Baahubali is also quite thrilled about having their film’s name for Chandrayaan-2. The official Twitter account of Baahubali tweeted: “Proud that @ISRO’s #Chandrayaan2 took flight today. We are extremely overwhelmed to know that it is a termed as #Baahubali for its scale and the effort that went into making it happen. Couldn’t be happier. Congratulations on the successful launch.”