Helmed by Sukumar, the film stars actors Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead, while Fahadh Faasil has been cast as the antagonist.

Allu Arjun Rashmika and Fahadhs Pushpa to release in two parts
Flix Tollywood Friday, May 14, 2021 - 18:02

Telugu star Allu Arjun's much-awaited film Pushpa is slated to release in two parts, the film's producers have said. The multilingual action-thriller chronicles the smuggling of red sanders in the hills of Andhra. 

Producers Naveen Yerneni and Y Ravi Shankar of Mythri Movie Makers said the first part of the movie is slated to release on August 13 with the second installment coming out in 2022. "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," they said.

"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," Yerneni and Shankar added. The producers said they are blessed to have the top stars, artists and technicians on board for the film and they are looking forward to giving the audience a memorable experience in the theatres through this story. 
 
Written and directed by Sukumar of Arya fame, the film will be released in Telugu along with Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam languages. Pushpa will also feature Rashmika Mandanna as the female lead opposite Allu Arjun. The film is being produced by Mythri Movie Makers in association with Muttamsetty Media. 

Mollywood star Fahadh Faasil has been roped in as the antagonist for the venture. The movie marks his Tollywood debut. Major portions of the movie were shot in Visakhapatnam and the Maredumilli forest area of East Godavari. The film’s shooting was halted in view of the pandemic, however, it resumed in November last year. It was briefly once again put on hold after a few members of the crew contracted COVID-19. 

 
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