‘Pushpa: The Rise’ collects ₽10 million at the Russian box office

The Telugu blockbuster was released in the Russian language on 774 screens across the country on 8 December.

ByPTI

Published Jan 02, 2023 | 5:31 PM Updated Jan 03, 2023 | 2:32 PM

Pushpa Russian box office

The makers of the Allu Arjun-starrer Pushpa: The Rise on Monday, 2 December, announced that the film has collected over ₽10 million at the box office in Russia. Rashmika Mandanna and Malayalam superstar Fahad Faasil also starred in the movie.

The Telugu blockbuster was released in the Russian language on 774 screens across the country on 8 December said Mythri Movie Makers on its official Twitter page.

“#PushpaTheRise is a RAGE in Russia. 25 days and counting of a successful run in 774 screens with a collection of over 10M Rubles,” the production banner said in the tweet.

Ten million roubles amount to approximately ₹13 crore.

Pushpa: The Rise depicts the rise of a low-wage labourer (Arjun) in the smuggling syndicate of red sanders, a rare wood that grows only in the Seshachalam Hills of Andhra Pradesh state.

It was released in India in association with Muttamsetty Media on 17 December 2021, and went on to become one of the biggest money-spinners of the year earning over ₹350 crore.

The film also opened the fifth edition of the Indian Film Festival in Russia on 1 December.

Arjun, Rashmika, director Sukumar Bandreddi, producer Ravi Sankar and music composer DSP attended the gala in Russia.

A sequel, titled, Pushpa: The Rule, is under production.

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