Santosh Sobhan, who made his debut with the film Thanu Nenu, is getting ready for his next. His debut venture did not fare too well at the box office and the young actor is pinning his hopes on the upcoming film.The film titled Paper Boy will be bankrolled by Sampath Nandi To be directed by newbie director Jaya Shankar
He was on-board as part of Paperboy’s writing-team initially, the production team later grew confident of his abilities and let him assume charge of the film.
This is a small budget film and will have two leading ladies – Priya Shri and Tanya Hope sharing the screen space with Santosh Sobhan. The film’s producer Sampath Nandi has been quoted by the Deccan Chronicle as saying, “There are a lot of emotional scenes, and Santosh has delivered a nuanced performance.
Touted to be a romantic entertainer, the film will trace out the romance of a paper boy as the title indicates. The shooting is in progress and it is expected to hit the silver screens very soon.
Sampath Nandi is a well known director and producer with several films to his credit. He made his directorial debut with the 2010 release Yemaindi Ee Vela starring Varun Sandesh and Nisha Aggarwal and it went on to score a big hit. Sampath Nandi has directed films such as Racha, Bengal Tiger and Goutham Nanda so far. His maiden production venture, Galipatam, starring Aadi, Kristina Akheeva, Rahul Ravindran, Erica Fernandes, made it to the silver screens in 2014 and after four years he is producing the film Paper Boy under his own banner.
On playing the lead role yet again, hero Santosh Sobhan had told in an interview that it is the desire of his late father Sobhan that he don the greasepaint and he will do all that he can to shine as a hero.
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