Star actress Samantha has been roped in for a special song appearance in Allu Arjun's highly anticipated next, Pushpa: The Rise. Pushpa is being made as a two part film and the first part is titled Pushpa: The Rise which is scheduled to hit the screens on December 17. Samantha will be dancing along with Allu Arjun for this song which will be the fifth track of the album. Notably, this will be Samantha's first ever special song appearance in her career and this decision from her has surprised many. Samantha and Allu Arjun have already acted together in the blockbuster hit film, S/O Satyamurthy and Pushpa will mark the duo's second outing together.

The shooting of this video song is said to take place in the last week of November and with this song shoot, the entire shoot of Pushpa will come to an end. A grand set is said to be constructed in Hyderabad where this song shoot featuring Samantha and Allu Arjun will take place. The official announcement on this development was made by the production team of Pushpa through a statement.

The official note from Mythri Movie Makers, the production house of Pushpa, read, "Pushpa's 5th song is special and needed someone special! We reached out to our very special Samantha Garu and she gleefully agreed to come on board owing to the rapport we've developed over time. We're super excited to announce that Samantha garu is going to light up the screens with Icon Star Allu Arjun in the fifth single! This would be the first special song appearance of her career and we are leaving no stone unturned to make it truly special and memorable". Pushpa is directed by Sukumar of Rangasthalam fame and has music composed by Devi Sri Prasad.

Rashmika Mandanna plays the female lead in this action entertainer which has Fahadh Faasil playing the antagonist. The faceoff between Allu Arjun and Fahadh is going to be one of the major highlights of Pushpa. For now, check out the latest official announcement of Samantha appearing in a song for Pushpa here: