Pushpa: The Rise is a Telugu language movie that was released back on 17 December 2021. The movie is written and directed by Sukumar, who also directed movies like “Rangasthalam” in 2018 and “Nannaku Prematho” in 2016. The movie is produced by Naveen Yerneni and Y. Ravi Shankar. Mirosław Kuba Brożek is the cinematographer of the movie and the movie is edited by Karthika Srinivas and Ruben. The music of the movie is done by Devi Sri Prasad and the production companies of the movie are Mythri Movie Makers and Muttamsetty Media.
The movie is distributed in Kerala by E4 Entertainment, in Tamil Nadu by Lyca Productions and Sri Lakshmi Movies, in North India by Goldmines Telefilms and AA Films, and in Karnataka by Swagath Enterprises. The official runtime of the movie is 179 minutes. The reported budget of the Pushpa movie is estimated to ₹170–250 crores and the reported box office collection of the movie is estimated to ₹365−373 crores.
The main characters from the movie are Allu Arjun as Pushpa Raj, Fahadh Faasil as SP Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat, Rashmika Mandanna as Srivalli, Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari as Keshava aka Mondelu, Sunil as Mangalam Srinu, Rao Ramesh as MP Bhumireddy Siddappa Naidu, and Dhananjaya as Jolly Reddy. There is a total of 5 songs from all the language versions of the movie.
The first Telugu song from the movie is “Daakko Daakko Meka” sung by Shivam and the length of the first song is 4 minutes and 55 seconds. The second song from the movie is “Srivalli” sung by Sid Sriram and the length of the second song is 3 minutes and 41 seconds. The third song from the Telugu version of the movie is “Oo Antava Oo Oo Antava” sung by Indravathi Chauhan and the length of the third song is 3 minutes and 43 seconds.
The fourth Telugu song from the movie is “Saami Saami” sung by Mounika Yadav and the length of the fourth song is 3 minutes and 43 seconds. The last and fifth song from the movie is “Eyy Bidda Idhi Naa Adda” sung by Nakash Aziz and the length of the fifth song is 3 minutes and 54 seconds. The total length of these Telugu songs combined is 19 minutes and 58 seconds.
Cast List of Pushpa
- Allu Arjun as Pushpa Raj
- Fahadh Faasil as SP Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat
- Rashmika Mandanna as Srivalli
- Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari as Keshava aka Mondelu
- Sunil as Mangalam Srinu
- Rao Ramesh as MP Bhumireddy Siddappa Naidu
- Dhananjaya as Jolly Reddy
- Anasuya Bharadwaj as Dakshayani “Daksha”
- Ajay as Molleti Mohan
- Ajay Ghosh as Konda Reddy
- Shatru as DSP Govindappa,
- Shanmukh as Jakka Reddy
- Sritej as Pushpa’s second elder half-brother
- Pavani Karanam as Pushpa’s niece and Mohan’s daughter
- Mime Gopi as Chennai Murugan, a smuggler
- Brahmaji as Sub-Inspector Kupparaj, Bhanwar’s junior official
- Kalpalatha as Parvatamma
- Dayanand Reddy as Muniratnam
- Raj Tirandasu as Mogileesu
- Samantha Ruth Prabhu as a dancer
- Tonisha Kapileswarappu as a girl whom Jolly Reddy forces to sex.
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The movie recived positive reviews from critics and audiences. Over 78k people rated this movie 7.6 stars out of 10 stars on IMDb, which are positive reviews from audiences. Neeshita Nyayapati from The Times of India rated this movie 3 stars out of 5 stars and said “Sukumar’s Pushpa: The Rise shows promise when it wraps things up and sets up things for Pushpa 2. Despite the film being a mixed bag, it does make you curious for what’s to come. If only to see if Fahadh and Allu Arjun get to set the screen on fire.”
Manoj Kumar R from IndianExpress rated this movie 3 stars out of 5 stars and said “The film ends on a cliff-hanger, as Pushpa draws the battle lines and sets all the cards on the table for the sequel.” Janani K from India Today rated this movie 3 stars out of 5 stars and said “Pushpa: The Rise, which runs for three hours, ends on a high. However, it also leaves a question whether the second part, titled, Pushpa: The Rule, will have enough meat to hold our attention for two hours or more.”
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The digital release rights of the movie Pushpa were sold to Amazon Prime Videos. If you want to watch the Pushpa movie online or download it then you have to purchase a subscription of Amazon Prime Videos and after purchasing it you can watch and download the Pushpa movie from the OTT platform anytime you want. The Ibomma Pushpa movie is available in 7 different languages in Amazon Prime which are English, Telugu, Arabic, Malay, Thai, Chinese (Simplified), and Chinese (Mandarine).