The creative and talented Puri Jagannath is one of the few directors in Tollywood who enjoys a fan following equal to that of a star hero. The director delivered blockbusters with almost all the star heroes of the Telugu Film industry and is currently struggling with a series of debacles.
Puri Jgannadh is eyeing on a strong comeback with iSmart Shankar in which Ram Pothineni is playing the lead role. So far, the director Puri who is also pooling the resources for the movie has made every possible attempt to attract the attention of everyone towards the movie.
It is known news that last year noted distributor Dil Raju distribute Puri Jagannadh’ Mehbooba across the Telugu states and the movie was ended up commercially flop at the box office. It is heard that this time once again Puri Jagannadh requested Dil Raju to release his upcoming directorial venture iSmart Shankar but he has rejected the offer.
Dil Raju is not ready to release Puri Jagannadh’ iSmart Shankar as he has multiple projects in his hand. iSmart Shankar features Ram Pothineni, Nabha Natesh, Nidhhi Agerwal in the lead roles. The film is slated to hit the theaters on 18th July but the theatrical business is yet to be closed.
In spite of the negativity and criticism, both Puri Jagannadh and Ram Pothineni are focused on movie but the trade is not very encouraging for them. iSmart Shankar is not able to attract the buyers.
The sources say that Puri Jagannadh and his team asked Dil Raju to release the film iSmart Shankar but he said no to them.