Allu Arjun-starrer ‘Pushpa 2’ to be shot in Odisha’s Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar: In the latest development, Allu Arjun-starrer upcoming film ‘Pushpa 2’ is all set to be shot in the beautiful and scenic Swabhiman Anchal of Odisha’s Malkangiri district.

The local administration has granted permission to the concerned production house, bringing good news to movie lovers of Odisha.

The production house, Mythri Movie Makers, sent a six-member team led by Production Manager P. Venketeswar Rao to Hantalaguda, Sarkubandha Hanging Bridge, and other locations of the area to finalize the shooting locations ahead of the shooting. The team also met with the District Collector and SP to seek permission for the shooting, which is likely to start by the first week of May.

The filmmaking team members, including the fight master, associate director, art director, and crew members, are already in Malkangiri to prepare for the filming.

After the huge success of ‘Pushpa: The Rise’, expectations are high from the sequel. The makers released the poster along with a teaser video – ‘Where is Pushpa?’ – on the eve of Allu Arjun’s birthday. The three-minute special video introduced Pushpa and his world, raising the expectations of the audience.

In the poster, Allu Arjun can be seen dressed in a saree and wearing gold jewellery. The video begins with the news that Pushpa has escaped from Tirupati jail with gunshot wounds. The police deploy a special unit to hunt down Pushpa in the forests, and Pushpa’s supporters take to the streets and resort to violence following rumours of his death or his escape to some other country.

The chaotic situation pauses for a moment with the breaking news on a channel that Pushpa has been spotted in a jungle. The hidden camera footage from a nature reserve shows a tiger stepping away as Pushpa enters with his characteristic swagger.

The video ends with the punchline: ‘Rule Pushpa Ka’, leaving the audience excited and eagerly waiting for the release of the movie.

The shooting of ‘Pushpa 2’ in the beautiful Malkangiri district of Odisha is a significant development, as it will not only showcase the scenic beauty of the area but also provide job opportunities for the locals.

The film industry plays a crucial role in promoting tourism, as it showcases the beauty of different places on the big screen, attracting tourists from all over the world. With the shooting of ‘Pushpa 2’ in Malkangiri, the district is expected to attract more tourists, leading to an increase in revenue and boosting the local economy.

The shooting of the movie is likely to be completed soon, and the much-awaited movie is expected to be released in the summer of 2024. Overall, the shooting of ‘Pushpa 2’ in Malkangiri district is a significant development, and it is an excellent opportunity for the district to showcase its beauty to the world.