The first part of Telugu big-budget film Pushpa is set to release opposite Aamir Khan starrer Lal Singh Chaddha. The upcoming film will release at this year's Christmas box office. Allu Arjun plays the lead role in the film Pushpa. Pushpa also has the distinction of being a Telugu film starring Fahad Fazil as the villain. Allu Arjun will be seen in the movie Pushpa as a sandalwood smuggler.
Lal Singh Chaddha is a remake of the Hollywood classic Forest Gump. Vijay Sethupathi and Fahad Faasil were considered as the main characters in Lal Singh Chaddha. Later makers confirmed that Naga Chaitanya will play the role.
Sharing the poster, Allu Arjun wrote on Twitter; “Pushpa - The Rise to release in five languages this Christmas. పుష్ప പുഷ്പ புஷ்பா ಪುಷ್ಪ पुष्पा.”
According to Telugu media reports, Allu Arjun will play a smuggler Pushparaj with a negative shade and Fahad as a corrupt police officer. The first plan was to release the first part of Pushpa on August 13 and the second part in 2022. Pushpa’s release date shifted to December as theatres closed due to the Covid expansion.
After the mega-hits Arya and Arya 2, Pushpa is the movie where Allu and Sukumar come together. Pushpa will be released in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam. Reshmika Mandana, Dhananjay, Sunil and Ajay Ghosh play other important roles. Rasool Pookutty is the sound mixer for the film.