Having diversified into production and audio industry, Puneeth Rajkumar is looking forward to wielding the megaphone as well.

Puneeth Rajkumar expresses desire to direct brother Shiva RajkumarDigital Native
Flix Sandalwood Saturday, March 09, 2019 - 10:53

Puneeth Rajkumar is one of the top ranking actors in the Kannada film industry. Recently he floated his own production house PRK Films and an audio label, PRK Audio. The star has reportedly told in an interview that he always wanted to promote good cinema and therefore, he floated his own production house, which will give an opportunity to directors, actors, and technicians with talent.

Having diversified into production and audio industry, Puneeth Rajkumar is looking forward to wielding the megaphone as well. He had reportedly expressed his desire to direct a movie and is looking forward to directing his older brother Shiva Rajkumar, we hear.

However, this may take some time as it will require a lot of groundwork, said the star. With too many acting assignments needing his attention, fans will have to wait for Puneeth’s directorial debut.

Puneeth is basking in glory over the grand success of his recent release, Nata Sarvabhouma. The film was helmed by Pavan Wadeyar and produced by Rockline Venkatesh under his banner Rockline Productions. The film witnessed a total collection of Rs 7.8 crores on day one and Rs 5.1 crores on day two respectively.

Going by the latest figures, the film has collected around Rs 28 crores in Karnataka alone. Its technical crew includes D Imman for music, Tollywood dance master Jani for choreography, and Vaidhi as the cameraman. The film will had Rachita Ram and Anupama Parameswaran playing the female leads.

Puneeth is bankrolling Kavaludaari under his banner PRK Productions. Written and directed by Hemanth M Rao, the film’s star cast includes Anant Nag, Rishi, Suman Ranganathan, Achyuth Kumar, Roshni Prakash, Siddharth Maadhyamika and Siri Ravikumar.

While Anant Nag will be seen as a retired police inspector, Rishi plays a sub-inspector. Charan Raj is the music composer of this flick and Advaitha Gurumurthy is the cinematographer. Set in the 1970s, it is an investigative noir film that is about a couple who were involved in a crime, the repercussions of which are felt even today by them.

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