Allu Arjun’s Pushpa sold for THIS whopping sum to Amazon Prime Video?
Superstar Allu Arjun starrer Pushpa is having a dream run at the box office. Even as the film is playing to full houses the movie is set for his digital run on OTT Amazon Prime Video. The movie has been sold to Amazon Prime Video for a whopping amount.
According to the latest buzz, Amazon Prime Video has paid the makers a whopping Rs 22 crores to bag the digital rights of Pushpa: The Rise.
Sukumar directorial will be available for streaming on Amazon Prime from January 7. It will be available in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages.
As reported by sources to India Today, “Pushpa’s streaming rights were bought by Amazon Prime Video at a price of approximately Rs 27-30 crore. The satellite value of a film is higher than the OTT deal. In the case of Pushpa, it is available on OTT not just in one language but in four languages – Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada. Those who haven’t watched it in theatres will now make it a point to catch it on the OTT space.”
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Allu Arjun plays the role of Pushpa Raj while Rashmika will be seen as Srivalli in the action thriller. The film is based on red sandalwood smugglers in the Sesha Chalam Hills of the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh. The movie also features Fahadh Faasil, Jagapathi Babu, Prakash Raj, Dhananjay, Anasuya Bharadwaj in pivotal roles. It is produced by Naveen Yerneni and Y Ravi Shankar of Mythri Movie Makers.
Allu Arjun will commence the shoot of Pushpa 2 in March. The second part of the film is expected to release in December 2022.