Allu Arjun’s rugged first look from Pushpa created rage. Sukumar is making this mass entertainer as pan India film. Stylish star plays lorry driver in this sandalwood smuggling mafia drama. Rashmika Mandanna is female lead. Nivetha Thomas has been roped for a special role. She was last seen as Rajinikanth daughter in Darbar. As per buzz she will be seen in titular role of Pushpa whom Bunny loves. As she dies, he prefixes her name. It’s a period drama set in 80s. Bobby Simha is in talks for villain role in place of Vijay Sethupathi. A Bollywood baddie is also approached.