Fahadh Faasil turns villain for Allu Arjun's Pushpa

The makers of Allu Arjun's Pushpa team revealed that the critically acclaimed actor Fahadh Faasil will play the villain's role in the upcoming action thriller.
Written By Akanksha Sridhara | Updated: March 21, 2021 10:40 IST
Fahadh Faasil turns villain for Allu Arjun's Pushpa

The makers of Allu Arjun's Pushpa are gearing up for a theatrical release on August 13th. Since the announcement of the film, it's been the talk of the town. Directed by Sukumar, Pushpa stars Rashmika Mandanna in the female lead role. After much anticipation and buzz, the makers have finally revealed the antagonist of the film. And it is none other than Fahadh Fassil!

"Welcoming #FahadhFassil on board for the biggest face-off," read the announcement from the makers. They also shared a video introducing Fassil as the villain of Pushpa.
The announcement has gained much attention on social media. The hashtag #PusphaOnAug13 is now trending on Twitter.
Pushpa is an action thriller flick based on Sandalwood smuggling and is set in the forests of Andhra Pradesh. The production house Mythri Movie Makers is bankrolling the film in association with Muttamsetty Media. Puspha also stars Dhananjay, Jagapathi Babu, Prakash Raj and Sunil. Dhananjay, Jagapathi Babu, and Prakash Raj will play important roles. Devi Sri Prasad is the film's music director.
The first look of the film arrived on Allu Arjun's birthday last year. The makers are yet to release a teaser or a trailer. The cast and crew have almost wrapped up the shooting. So, we can expect a trailer soon!
Meanwhile, Fahadh Fassil has a series of films lined up such as Irul, Joji. Malayankuj and more. Allu Arjun also has Venu Sriram's ICON and Koratala Siva's untitled film in his kitty.