Hyderabad: Tollywood‘s most awaited movie ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ is out in theatres and according to initial reports, the Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna-starrer helmed by Sukumar has had a good initial response at the box-office.
Allu Arjun, also known as the ‘Icon Star’, decided to watch ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ along with his fans at a special screening in Hyderabad’s famous theatre, Sandhya 70MM.
Allu Arjun was joined by his co-star Rashmika Mandanna and director Sukumar. Initial responses to the performances in ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ have been positive, though the slow pace of the second half of the movie has not gone down well with critics.
The narrative of the movie, which is being released in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi, centres around red sandalwood smuggling.
Malayalam star Fahadh Fassil, Sunil, Ajay Gosh and Anasuya Bharadwaj are the other principal actors in the film. Multi-award-winner songwriter-composer Devi Sri Prasad has scored the music.