Pushpa: The Rise’ is all set for glitzy release on Friday with Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles.
The film also marks Malayalam star Fahadh Faasil’s Telugu debut. He plays the antagonist, Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat, an IPS officer.
The dubbed versions of the film will also release in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi.
As per reports, Pushpa will revolve around red sandalwood smugglers in the Seshachalam hills of the Rayalseema region in Andhra Pradesh. The film is directed by Sukumar and produced by Mythri Movie Makers in association with Muttamsetty Media. It will release on Christmas this year.
On social media, the movie’s team stated, “Meet the #VillainofPushpa. The most talented #FahadhFaasil turns into the menacing Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat (IPS) and will lock horns with #PushpaRaj.
The film also stars Rashmika Mandanna, Dhanunjay, Sunil, Rao Ramesh, Ajay Ghosh and Anasuya Bharadwaj and the crew includes cinematographer Mirasla Cuba Brozek, music composer Devi Sri Prasad, production designer S Ramakrishna and Monica Nigothe.
Pushpa is being planned as a two-part film and the first part is scheduled to arrive in theatres this December.
The Telugu superstar plays the role of a sandalwood smuggler named Pushpa Raj whereas Fahadh Faasil is named IPS officer Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat. After revealing the looks of the protagonist and the antagonist of Pushpa, the makers of the action-thriller introduced fans to the ‘Soulmate Of Pushpa’- Srivalli.
Played by Rashmika Mandanna, the character is Allu Arjun’s Pushpa’s ladylove. For Srivalli, Rashmika has gone de-glam. In the first look poster of the character, the actress can be seen wearing her earrings as she dresses up for an event. Sharing the poster, the makers of Pushpa wrote, “Our fiercest #PushpaRaj’s heart melts at the sight of his