Samantha Akkineni has praised Telugu superstar Allu Arjun for his “absolutely stunning” performance in the recently released ‘Pushpa: The Rise – Part I’. Samantha, who also has a special dance number in the film, took to Instagram to post a ‘praise’ for Allu Arjun.
Sharing a fan-edited poster featuring Allu Arjun in his character of Pushpa, Samantha wrote, “This is an @alluarjunonline appreciation post! A performance that keeps you hooked… every second it was (fire emojis). I’m always inspired when an actor is so good it’s impossible to look away… @alluarjunonline for me in pushpa… from accent to side sloping shoulder and god damn SWAG… absolutely amazing… really really inspired.” ( sic)
Helmed by Sukumar, Pushpa also stars Rashmika Mandanna and popular Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil. Actor Sunil, actress Anasuya Bharadwaj and others are also to appear in important roles. The multi-starrer, multilingual film was released in five languages including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi.
Meanwhile, Samantha appeared in ‘Pushpa’ for a special dance song titled Oo Antava.. Ooo Oo Antava. Samantha has a huge fan following in the south and other states of the country. It was proved that the song was a crowd-puller when the lyrical video of the song garnered nearly 38 million views in just seven days. Reportedly, Samantha’s fans in Chennai went crazy at the theaters when the star appeared on the big screen.
Pushpa: The Rise – Part 1 revolves around the smuggling and smuggling industry. The film is doing exceptionally well at the box office. Sukumar has struck the right chord with the film’s vocals and direction. Devi Sri Prasad’s music suits the film and every song is a chartbuster.