Stylish star Allu Arjun starrer Pushpa is one of the most awaited films in Tollywood. Ever since the first schedule of the shoot began, many speculations were going high about the cast and crew of the film.
The latest news is that creative director Sukumar initially wanted to rope star actress Samantha for the female lead. But the S/O Satyamurthy girl denied Sukku's offer as she didn't want to do films for a while then.
This made the director to look towards Rashmika Mandana who turned to be a happening actress in Tollywood with Bheeshma and Sarileru success. The young actress waved a green flag and joined the crew.
Pushpa is the third collaboration of Allu Arjun with Sukumar after Arya and Arya 2. The film will be releasing in five languages, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada. This film is a forest-based thriller film that will reportedly be based on red sandalwood smuggling.