The trailer of Pushpa The Rise Part 1, starring actor Allu Arjun, was released on Monday. The film will release in theatres on December 17. It is an action-thriller set against the backdrop of red sandalwood smuggling. The trailer is going viral. Allu Arjun plays Pushparaj aka Pushpa, a truck driver, who smuggles red sandalwood for a living.
Sunil, popular television anchor Anasuya Bharadwaj, Bagawathy Babu are in the cast. Fahadh Faasil plays the prime antagonist, Rashmika Mandanna dons female lead. Music is by Devi Sri Prasad. Directed by Sukumar, it is releasing several Indian languages.