Reports suggest that actor N Balakrishna may team up with director Puri Jagannadh yet again, undeterred by the Paisa Vasool debacle at the box office.
Paisa Vasool, starring Balakrishna and Shriya Saran as the lead pair released on September 1 to mixed reviews.
Though Balakrishna’s performance was widely lauded, the film faced heavy criticism for being outdated.
The box office collections of this film is said to be about Rs. 25 crore till date.
Despite all this, Balakrishna has agreed to work with Puri Jagannadh again. The director is working on a script and will be completing it in a couple of months. If the sources in the tinsel town are to be believed, the film is scheduled to hit the silver screens in summer next year.
Meanwhile, Balakrishna is busy with the KS Ravi Kumar directorial Jayasimha which is slated for release for Sankranti 2018. The film is being produced by C.K. Entertainments. The shooting of this flick is currently on.
The star is also busy with the biopic on his father, the iconic NT Rama Rao, the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh and popular actor in Tollywood.
It may be mentioned here that Balakrishna and Puri Jagannadh had teamed up for the Paisa Vasool for the first time in their respective careers and their second time association is creating a lot of expectations.
More details about the project are expected to be revealed as soon as the director is done with the scripting work.
Puri Jagannadh is desperately in need of a hit as the last couple of films that he had director turned out to be box office duds.
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