Actor Prabhas, ahead of the release of "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" in which he plays a superhero - like character, says he grew up as a fan of popular superheroes such as He - Man and Superman.
"Even though I was very fond of superheroes such as He - Man and Superman from a very young age, I never thought of I would play such characters in my career.
I need to thank S. S. Rajamouli for offering me a superhero - like character, " Prabhas told IANS.
In the second part of "Baahubali" franchise, Prabhas will return as Amarendra Baahubali.
Directed by Rajamouli, the project will finally shed the light on why Kattappa, a character played by Sathyaraj, killed Baahubali.
The film also stars Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia, Anushka Shetty and Ramya Krishnan.
"Baahubali: The Conclusion" is slated for a release in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam on April 28.