Allu Arjun’s Pushpa- the rise has been a massive hit all over the world. It might not be the only thing people are talking about right now but is definitely a very huge part of it. People are talking about its songs, the supremely talented cast, dialogues, and the epic story line.
Although, if we talk about its story line, it revolves around smuggling of red sandalwood, and it’s not the first time that a film is based on this story. However, the story is based on some real events, yes, the smuggling of red sandalwood or red sanders is an actual thing.
What is Rakt/Lal Chandan?
The term Rakt/Lal Chandan, which is very much used in the movie is basically Red Sandalwood. It is also known as red sanders, sanders wood and ruby red. It is a highly regulated wood that is red in colour, it’s not aromatic like other sandalwood trees. It is very much valuable in China because of a certain tradition and has medicinal properties.