Makers of Allu Arjun's upcoming Telugu venture 'Pushpa' have announced the role of Malayalee actor Fahadh Faasil as the antagonist. They made the announcement via a special video. The movie will mark Fahadh's debut in the Telugu industry. He had made his Tamil debut a few years ago with the role of antagonist in 'Velaikkaran'.
Producers Mythri Movie Makers posted a tweet saying, “Welcoming #FahadhFaasil on board for the biggest face-off @alluarjun @iamRashmika @aryasukku @ThisIsDSP @PushpaMovie #VillainOfPushpa #Pushpa”. The movie is tipped to be a forest-based thriller. Arjun's maiden pan-Indian project, it will be released in five languages. The movie is based on red sandalwood smuggling. 'Pushpa' also stars Rashmika Mandanna in the female lead.