Mahesh Babu, Samantha, and more were offered the lead roles in Pushpa: The Rise


‘Pushpa: The Rise,’ featuring Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in lead jobs, is enjoying its success in Telugu as well as the Hindi version. The film was released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam simultaneously in India and various parts of the world. Directed by Sukumar, the film also stars Fahadh Faasil, Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari, Sunil, Rao Ramesh, Dhananjaya, Anasuya Bhardwaj, Ajay, and Ajay Ghosh

.Did you know that Mahesh Babu, Vijay Sethupathi, and Samantha were offered the lead cast in the movie Pushpa? However, let’s check why they did not do the film?

Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu

As per sources, director Sukumar needed Mahesh Babu to perform the lead role of  Pushpa Raj, which was at last tried by Allu Arjun. Indeed, Pushpa, which procured acclaims from all areas for its glorious scale was at first proposed to Mahesh Babu. Notwithstanding, the whiz rejected the job as he was not interested in the makeover and figured that assuming a negative part can be worse for him. The report guarantees that it was then the notable job that went to Allu Arjun.

Samantha Ruth PrabhuSamantha 6

One of the most well-known entertainers down the South, Samantha Ruth Prabhu acquired recognization in Hindi after doing the series The Family Man 2. Do you know she rejected Sukumar’s ‘Pushpa‘? She was proposed to assume the part of Srivalli in the film which she surrendered. It might have kept her game up. The job in the long run went to Rashmika Mandanna. The film turned into the most elevated grosser of 2021. However, Samantha was seen in an item number “Oo Antava Oo Antava” and the rest is history.

Nora FatehiNora

Bollywood’s queen Nora Fatehi might have shared the screen space with Allu Arjun. The media reports recommend that Nora has lost the undertaking as she was requesting huge compensation for working with Allu Arjun. Afterward, Samantha was seen performing on the song.

Disha Patani

Disha Patani is one of the famous entertainers in Bollywood. She was asked to perform the special number with Allu Arjun in ‘Pushpa: The Rise,’ however she turned down the proposal because of numerous reasons. Sources say Samantha charged a huge compensation of Rs 5 crore for “Oo Antava Oo Antava”.

Vijay SethupathiVijay Sethupathi 6

Taking into consideration the rumors, SP Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat IPS’ job was proposed to Kollywood star Vijay Sethupathi. As the film was wanted to be released in numerous dialects, Vijay was drawn closer for it. However, he rejected the film. The role was then offered to Malayalam star Fahadh Faasil. Fahadh got to make her Tollywood debut as Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat.