After back to back six disaster, Puri Jagannadh tried his luck with the young and energetic actor Ram Pothineni and finally the movie iSmart Shankar has hit the theaters today. The movie is receiving lot of applause from the movie lovers and critics on its opening day. Nabha Natesh and Nidhhi Agerwal are playing the female leads. Currently Puri Jagannadh and Ram Pothineni are on ninth cloud. Puri Jagannadh has also decided to make a sequel of iSmart Shankar and he has registered the title Double iSmart.
The sources say that the co-producers of ‘iSmart Shankar’, Puri Jagannadh and Charmee Kaur have already registered the title ‘Double iSmart’ of the sequel version at the Film Chamber.
Puri Jagannadh also responded about the similarities between ‘iSmart Shankar’ and Hollywood movie ‘iBoy’. He said that it was only inspiration, but not copy.
Recently Puri said, “When I started writing the script of my directorial venture, I thought that we should write the dialogues in Telangana dialect. The protagonist is a rowdy who is made in Hyderabad. So, I felt it would be suitable.”
About his collaboration with Ram Pothineni, Puri said that the actor got bored of his good boy image and asked him to pen down a script where the hero has the shades of bad street-smart guy.