Actor Allu Arjun's much-awaited film 'Pushpa: The Rise' has been locked for a Christmas release this year.
Confirming the news, producers Naveen Yerneni and Y. Ravi Shankar of Mythri Movie Makers said in a joint statement: "'Pushpa' is an action-packed story that has moments that tug at the heart and filming it has been a joyride."
The added: "The film has already created a lot of buzz among the audiences and we are thrilled to announce that the first part will get a Christmas release this year. We can't wait for the fans to watch it and shower their never-ending love to the entire team of 'Pushpa'. We have decided to release the second part of the movie in the year 2022."
The film was trending on social media on Monday after the teaser of its first track 'Jaago Jango bakre' was released. The song will be released in five different languages.
The film starring, Arjun, Fahadh Faasil, and Rashmika Mandanna will release in two parts. While the first part is set to release on Christmas this year, the next part is scheduled to release in 2022.