Pushpa is a Telugu action thriller film. Sukumar wrote and directed it. The film cast Allu Arjun, and Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles, while Jagapathi Babu, Prakash Raj, Dhananjay, Sunil, Harish Uthaman and Vennela Kishore play supporting roles. Pushpa will be in theatre, and Telugu along with dubbed versions in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi. The filmmakers scheduled it to release on 17 December 2021.
Pushpa is a mega-budget film. According to the report, Pushpa budget is close to ₹ 250 crores. This includes the production expenses, casting fees and advertising expenses of the film.
It also faced a clash with two magnum opuses Spiderman: No Way Home and Kabir Khan’s ’83, at that time. Despite all this, Allu Arjun’s film remained standstill against all odds and did business of Rs 100 crores at the Box Office North and gave Bollywood a run for their money.
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No limitations to Pushpa 2 budget
The unexpected success of ‘Pushpa The Rise’ in the North Indian market elevated Allu Arjun to the status of a pan-Indian star. The dialogues ‘Taggedele’ in Telugu and ‘Jhukega Nahi Saala’ in Hindi have become popular catchphrases.
As Telugucinema.com previously reported, Allu Arjun wants ‘Pushpa 2’, the second instalment of ‘Pushpa,’ to be the next ‘Baahubali 2’. He is pressuring director Sukumar to think big and execute on a grand scale. That is why Allu Arjun recently informed his fans that the second part of ‘Pushpa’ will be like ‘Assalu Tagged Le,’ implying that no stone he will leave unturned for this film.
Allu Arjun made one condition of the film’s producers: give Sukumar as much money as he wants for his ideas. There is no fixed budget for ‘Pushpa 2’.
Allu Arjun’s ‘Pushpa 2’ Budget Will Be 500 Crores
The sources stated that the Pushpa budget for this potential Allu Arjun sequel would be Rs 350 crore. The Pushpa 2 budget will be significantly higher, according to one of the movie’s producers, Y. Ravi Shankar. Shankar recently discussed the period of South films in the Hindi market with Business Today magazine.
Of course, a large portion of the budget will go into making the movie louder. Now that the producers have provided a budget update for “Pushpa-The Rise,” fans’ excitement is about to grow.
He admitted that he still laments that he was unable to market the movie in North India. Shankar said, “We were happy by the success of the film outside South India. We didn’t know it would be so big because we didn’t spend much time on promotions.” He also predicted that “Pushpa 2” will require 500 crores of rupees.
The makers also mentioned in this Business Today article that the budget for the ‘Pushpa 2’ promotion could climb by 5 times and end up costing up to Rs 50 crore. This time, he plans to strongly market the movie for over two months across the entire nation.
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