Allu Arjun’s blockbuster movie Pushpa-The Rise walked in like a storm and made its impression on people’s minds. Recently, ahead of his birthday, the trailer and poster of his upcoming movie Pushpa 2 was launched. Needless to say that it has taken the internet by storm. People could not stop talking about the poster, and it is making waves on social media. Here is the mystery behind Allu’s saree look.
Allu Arjun’s Mysterious Look In Pushpa 2 Poster
Ahead of Allu Arjun’s birthday, the Pushpa 2 team released a creative video titled, ‘Where is Pushpa?’. He can be seen in the video only towards the end as he strikes his famous “thaggede la” pose in the jungle.
After this, Allu Arjun posted the very first poster of the movie on his Instagram account, which sparked a curious conversation on various social media sites.
In the poster, the actor can be seen wearing a gorgeous saree, is laden with beautiful jewellery, has a garland of lemons around his neck, has vermillion on his forehead, and is seen standing in his infamous Pushpa pose.
People went on discussing and trying to decode the reason behind this extremely strong avatar, as shown in the poster.
A Tradition In Tirupati
Netizens looked confused yet excited after looking at the poster for Pushpa 2. Bringing some clarity to the air, some netizens explained this look. It is said that this look potrayed by Allu Arjun is inspired by a tradition that is followed in Tirupati, in Andhra Pradesh.
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The people in Tirupati celebrate a local traditional festival known as Chittoor Gangamma Jatthara. The look sported by Allu Arjun is completely inspired by the avatar of Gangamma Tayi. Gangamma Tayi is the deity after whose name the festival is named.
It’s a tradition in tirupati on festival gangamma talli some people will dress like this and dance before God in they showed it in the movie that’s it. @kamaalrkhan
— ManjuNadh (@nadh_manju) April 7, 2023
It is a 7-day-long festival and is generally held in the month of May. Several men dress up in sarees for this celebration, and they pray to the presiding deity, Shri Gangamma Tayi! People dress in different outfits every day to worship the deity, and on the last day, men dress up like women.
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