The highly anticipated sequel to the 2021 blockbuster Pushpa: The Rise, Pushpa 2: The Rule, is currently in the final stages of production. The action thriller, which stars Allu Arjun in the lead role, is one of the most anticipated pan-Indian projects from the Telugu film industry. After Allu Arjun won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Pushpa, audiences have been eagerly awaiting the sequel. The release date for Pushpa 2 has finally been announced.
The rural-based action drama Pushpa 2: The Rule, starring Allu Arjun as Molleti Pushpa Raj, is set to release on March 22, 2024. Director Sukumar and his team are currently in the final stages of filming, and they plan to wrap up shooting within a few weeks. The team will then begin an extensive post-production process, which is expected to take several months.
The much-anticipated teaser for Pushpa 2 is expected to be released shortly after the film’s shooting wraps up. Director Sukumar has previously stated that the second installment of the Pushpa franchise will be even bigger and better than the first part. Sukumar significantly revised the script after the first part’s success in order to appeal to a wider audience.
The Pushpa franchise is a Telugu action drama film series set in the Seshachalam Hills of Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The series follows the story of Molleti Pushpa Raj, a small-time coolie who rises to become a powerful red sandalwood smuggler. Allu Arjun stars as Pushpa Raj, with Fahadh Faasil playing the lead antagonist, SP Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat IPS.
Rashmika Mandanna plays Sri Valli, Pushpa Raj’s love interest who later becomes his wife. The film also features a stellar supporting cast including Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari, Sunil, Prakash Raj, Jagapati Babu, Rao Ramesh, Anasuya Bharadwaj, Dhananjaya, Ajay, Kalpalatha, and many others. The second installment of the franchise is also expected to feature many popular stars from the South and Hindi film industries in key roles.