The announcement of Fahadh Faasil stepping aboard Naveen Yerneni and Y. Ravi Shankar’s pan-India film ‘Pushpa: The Rise Part 1’ was received with the excitement from cinemagoers awaiting its release. The makers of the upcoming film now treat us to Faasil’s intriguing and intense look as a villain in the action-drama.
The Malayalam star, who is making his Telugu debut with the Allu Arjun-starrer, is going to be seen essaying a powerful role of an antagonist on a mission. His character poster reveals his role as an IPS officer named Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat. He is seen donning a bald look and a stern expression of a determined antagonist in the poster.
In the past, Faasil has delivered a slew of blockbusters that have had him playing the baddie’s role. The forthcoming pan-India film shall feature him as an antagonist with an interesting character arc.
Naveen Yerneni and Y. Ravi Shankar of Mythri Movie Makers say, “Fahadh Faasil’s hit films speak for his merit as an actor and he has a fan base that appreciates that about him. It makes us very happy to reveal a glimpse of where he fits into the world of Pushpa The Rise Part 1. We are excited about his portrayal of the villain and we have no doubt that he will enrapture the viewers in cinema halls.”
‘Pushpa: The Rise Part 1’ revolves around the red sanders heist in the hills of Andhra Pradesh. With this film, the audience shall see Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna, sharing the screen space for the first time. It will be releasing this Christmas.