Telugu superstar, Allu Arjun will soon be seen in his much-awaited multilingual action film, Pushpa. The film has been recently in news for record-breaking views on its first teaser introducing Pushpa Raj.
Producers Naveen Yerneni and Y Ravi Shankar of Mythri Movie Makers have now confirmed that the film will be released in two parts. They also confirmed that the first part of the movie will hit cinemas on August 13, 2021 and the second instalment in 2022.
Pushpa will be Allu Arjun’s pan-India film which will be simultaneously released in five languages – Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam. The film, written and directed by Arya fame, Sukumar, will see Arjun play a character called Pushpa Raj, a forest brigand. Pushpa revolves around the red sandalwood heist in the hills of Andhra Pradesh.
Pushpa also features Fahadh Faasil and Rashmika Mandanna. Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna will be sharing the screen space for the first time.
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“The storyline and the characters took on lives of their own and grew to a span that required the movie to be released in two parts. The excitement we witnessed for ‘Introduction To Pushpa Raj’ was phenomenal and we are determined to take it all to the next level by releasing the film as a duology. We have the best stars, artists and technicians aboard and we hope to give the audience a memorable experience in the theatres through this story,” read a statement from the makers.
In December last year, the shoot of the film was halted after six crew members contracted coronavirus during the shoot in Visakhapatnam.
The film’s teaser that introduces Pushpa Raj recently made a new record of 65 million views and 1.5 million likes. Here’s the teaser –