Since Pushpa: The Rise has hit theaters in India on the 17th of December of the year 2021, it has become a subject of discussion amongst filmgoers. Its immense success is not unknown. Whether one loved or hated it, the Sukumar directed and Allu Arjun starrer movie is undoubtedly finding its place in several discussions in recent times.
Even after two months of its release in December, the film still continues to witness screenings at various places around the country. The movie has become popular to such an extent that dialogues from the film even found their way into protest marches. As for those who’ve watched it, the characters of the movie are hardly forgettable.
Being the first part of an apparently two-part story, Pushpa: The Rise is, as it suggests, the rise to power of the main character Pushpa. Played by Allu Arjun, Pushpa has been articulated justly and seldom lets the audience sway to distractions. Although Allu Arjun is dominantly the focus of the spotlight, other actors are no less deserving of making the film a worthwhile watch.
Cast of Pushpa: The Rise
Among the most prominent actresses appearing in the film are Rashmika Mandanna, as Pushpa’s lover, Srivalli, and Anasua Bharadwaj, appearing in the antagonist role as “Daksha“. Moreover, there is a guest appearance of Samantha Ruth Prabhu, accompanying an item song.
For an actor like Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari, the film has brought deserving recognition. Apart from that, there are the familiar faces of Rao Ramesh, Dhananjaya, and Ajay Ghosh. With the gradual progression of the plot, the movie is privileged by the addition of another expert actor, Fahadh Faasil. He plays the character of SP Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat. It seems that he will have a greater contribution to the anticipated sequel of the movie, although plot-wise, his role in nevertheless Pushpa: The Rise is an immense one.
Box office collections
On its very first day of release in India, Pushpa: The Rise garnered ₹440 million. The film was not only released In India but worldwide. In the United States, it grossed about $850,000. Undoubtedly, the film obtained immense success. Overall, on the first day itself, it attained a worldwide gross of ₹74 crores.
In India, the film’s dubbed version in the Hindi language garnered considerable success. In the first week itself, the Hindi version of Pushpa: The Rise witnessed an income of about ₹26.50 crores.