Amazon Prime Video has started streaming Telugu stars Allu Arjun‘s latest blockbuster Pushpa: The Rise. The film, directed by Sukumar, also stars Rashmika Mandanna, Fahadh Faasil, Sunil, Dhananjaya, Ajay Ghosh, Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari, Anasuya Bharadwaj and Rao Ramesh.
pushpa in theaters three weeks ago and took the box office by storm. It emerged as the highest-grossing film of 2021 in India. The film has raked in over Rs 300 crore from worldwide ticket sales and appears to be a top pick for audiences in the Telugu states and Hindi belt.
“First of all, I am immensely grateful to the fans and the public for their love and appreciation, and making this film a hit at the box office. This is a story set in the heart of India. The idea of taking viewers on a journey into the cutthroat world of red sandalwood smuggling had been with me for a while. I believe viewers will appreciate that the film distances itself from the absolute of good and evil, delivering a rollercoaster ride of action and drama. The compelling story and fantastic performances from the talented cast make it an immersive experience that viewers around the world must see,” said director-writer Sukumar.
In Pushpa, Allu Arjun plays the role of a lumberjack, who quickly climbs through the ranks of a crime syndicate and lands at the top of the ladder.
“The moment I read the script, it immediately felt right to me. The story of an underdog rising through the ranks may sound mundane, but the way his journey is portrayed in the film, the multiple layers and nuances added to this character are so unique and unlike any other I’ve seen. done so far in my career,” said Allu Arjun.
The film’s sequel, titled Pushpa: The Rule, will see the titular character’s efforts to protect his hard-earned position in the criminal world.