Actress Rashmika Mandanna, currently engrossed in the shooting of her highly anticipated film Pushpa 2 alongside Allu Arjun in Hyderabad, is set to take a brief hiatus from her hectic schedule for a quick trip to Mumbai. The reason? To revel in the tremendous success of her recent film Animal, where she portrayed the character of Gitanjali, Ranbir Kapoor’s wife, in the Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial.
A reliable source associated with the production has confirmed her plans, stating that she has secured permission for this break to ensure her presence at the celebratory event that acknowledges the remarkable achievement of one of this year’s record-breaking films. The source disclosed, “Rashmika, who has been filming a song for her upcoming film Pushpa 2, has obtained special consent from the film’s producers to briefly visit Mumbai during her ongoing shoot, to partake in the success party of Animal. She will fly to Mumbai on Saturday for the event and promptly return to Hyderabad to resume shooting. Her presence is pivotal for the complete celebration!”
The film’s entire team is set to host the jubilant event in Mumbai, promising a star-studded gathering, and Rashmika’s attendance is expected to elevate the excitement. Her portrayal of Gitanjali has resonated deeply with audiences, and it’s been revealed that the actress will play a significant role in the sequel to the Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial, titled Animal Park. In the midst of these exciting developments, Pushpa 2 will see Rashmika reprising her role as Srivalli, alongside Allu Arjun in the lead, and will also feature Fahadh Faasil in a pivotal role. The film is slated for release on August 15 this year.