Allu Arjun is reuniting with renowned filmmaker Sukumar for the much-awaited project Pushpa 2: The Rule, which is a sequel to their blockbuster outing, Pushpa.
Allu Arjun won the hearts of audiences with his stellar performance as the titular character Pushpa Raj, in the 2021 blockbuster Pushpa: The Rise. The Telugu superstar actor also won the National Film Award for Best Actor, for his performance in the Sukumar directorial. As you may know, the actor-director is now set to make a comeback to the big screens, with the much-awaited second installment of the franchise. The movie, which has been titled Pushpa 2: The Rule, is slated to release in August 2024.
Meanwhile, recently it was rumoured that the release of Pushpa 2 might get delayed further, due to some unexpected technical issues. However, the makers of the Allu Arjun-starrer have now put an end to all specualtions, with a recent official update.
The makers of the upcoming Sukumar directorial, Mythri Movie Makers recently took to their official social media handles and dropped a special poster. In the post, the production banner confirmed that there is no change in the release date of Pushpa 2: The Rule. “200 DAYS for Pushpa Raj to begin his RULE... #Pushpa2TheRule Grand Release Worldwide on 15th AUG 2024... #PushpaKaRulein200Days,” reads the X (formerly Twitter post of the production banner.
As expected, the diehard fans of Allu Arjun and Telugu cinema audiences, who were quite disappointed with the rumours of the film getting postponed to December, are now relieved. For the uninitiated, the makers have slammed the speculations on Pushpa 2 getting postponed, 3 times earlier. However, the rumours kept resurfacing despite the team’s frequent attempts to clear the air.
While considering the humongous hype surrounding the Pushpa sequel and Allu Arjun’s frequently growing fan base, it is evident that the Sukumar directorial is set to break some major box office records in Indian cinema. The movie, which is releasing on August 15, 2024, as an Independence Day special release, is set to hit the big screens in five languages including Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi.
The prominent faces of Pushpa, including Fahadh Faasil, Rashmika Mandanna, and others are reprising their respective roles in Pushpa 2: The Rule. Devi Sri Prasad is composing songs and the original score for the project. The Allu Arjun-starrer is set to stream on the renowned OTT platform Netflix, after completing its theatrical run.