On Wednesday, the actor Manoj Bajpayee denied rumours that he would appear in the Pushpa: The Rise sequel. Bajpayee clarified his role as a police officer in the Allu Arjun film by citing a news article on Twitter. He mocked the portal and asked where do you guys get such news.
Sharing the report, Bajpayee wrote, “कहाँ कहाँ से समाचार लातें हैं आप लोग? (From where do you guys get such news?”
कहाँ कहाँ से समाचार लातें हैं आप लोग ? 😂😂 https://t.co/O6RBDwMUAK
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) July 20, 2022
Pushpa: The Rise, which released in December last year, was written and directed by Sukumar. It follows Allu Arjun‘s Pushparaj, tracing his rise in the red sandalwood smuggling world. The film also starred Rashmika Mandanna, who played Arjun’s love interest. The movie marked the Telugu debut of Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil.
Pushpa: The Rise collected around Rs 365 crore at the worldwide box office, with its Hindi version earning about Rs 110 crore.