The first look poster of the film Puspha came out on Allu Arjun's birthday. The poster went viral. The actor's transformation was well received by audiences.
According to a report in Telugu360.com, the actor will also appear in a stylized look. The actor will be appearing as a lorry driver in the film; the viewers will be able to see the stylized look in the flashback portions of the film. It was also said that the shooting for the first half is over, the stylized portions will appear in the latter half of the film. It is also said that in the flashback scenes, he will appear in the role of a don.
Apart from Allu Arjun, the film also stars Rashmika Mandanna in the lead. Actors Prakash Raj, Jagapati Babu, Harish Uthaman, Vennela Kishore, Anasuya Bharadwaj, and Anish Kuruvilla will appear in supporting roles. Actor Vijay Thalapathy was to appear in the role of the villain in the film. However, due to scheduling issues, the actor backed out of the film. Sandalwood actor Dhananjay will now take on the role of the villain. Sukumar is directing the film. Y. Naveen and Y. Ravi Shankar is producing the film under the banners Mythri Movie Makers and Muttamsetty Media. The film was to hit the theatres on the occasion of Diwali this year. However, owing to the coronavirus outbreak, the release date now stands undecided. It might come out during Christmas time this year.