Pushpa: The Rise is announced for theatrical release on the 17th of December. The Allu Arjun starrer is the first pan-India biggie to lock Christmas release. Teh stakes are exceptionally high on the rustic action thriller which is being directed by Sukumar. The makers had recently reiterated that the film will indeed be releasing on the 17th of December no matter what. It was stated that barring a couple of songs, the entire shoot has been wrapped up With the entire filming part expected to be wrapped up by the end of this month, everyone expected that the film will be sticking to its original release plan.
But the latest updates are suggesting that Megastar Chiranjeevi's Acharya will be picking Pushpa: The Rise's release date. Apparently, the makers of the Chiranjeevi starrer have locked 17th December as the film's release date. If that is the case, Pushpa: The Rise might be postponed to 31st of March, while Acharya locks 17th December as its release date. However, an official announcement in this regard is awaited. But as things stand, Acharya will be releasing in theatres on the 17th of December, the date initially locked for Pushpa: The Rise.
It is heard that Chiranjeevi and team Acharya got in touch with the makers of Pushpa and persuaded them to alter the release date. With the request coming in from Chiranjeevi himself, Allu Arjun and team Pushpa couldn't resist and they have agreed to alter the release date, says a source close to the development. It is heard that the makers of Acharya and as well as Pushpa: The Rise will be announcing their new release plans very soon. It is being said that Pushpa: The Rise new release date announcement will be out in a few days from now and it will be followed by an announcement from team Acharya.
While Acharya had already wrapped up the shoot and is awaiting theatrical release, Pushpa, as mentioned above is still in the final leg of the shoot. The stakes are high on both these projects which are being mounted on a lavish scale.