When you watched Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, did you get intrigued about the Mahishmati kingdom? Well, the movie did portray it in all its glam but did you know it was not situated in South India! Let’s dig in and find out where the Mahishmati kingdom is really situated in modern India.
The on-screen Mahishmati kingdom
In the entire movie of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, there is one element which catches your eye throughout that is the Mahishmati kingdom. When you search the kingdom name on Google you will be surprised to know that Mahishmati is not located in South India. This is because Mahishmati is present-day Maheshwar located on the banks of Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh.
Real life Maheshwar
Mahishmati or Maheshwar was the capital city and a socio-political centre for the Avanti Kingdom which was a janapad in ancient India. Maheshwar is situated in Khargone district and is famous for Maheshwari sarees, ghats, temples, and forts. It was king Mahishman who founded the kingdom of Maheshwar.
Now you know where to visit if you want to get a feel of the grand kingdom of Mahishmati.