Director Shankar debuted with Gentleman film almost three decades ago. The film became South Indian blockbuster and achieved mighty success in Tamil, Telugu languages. Megastar Chiranjeevi acted in the Hindi version as the lead.
Post that Shankar directed huge hits like Bharateeyudu, Oke Okkadu, Jeans, Aparichithudu, Boys, Shivaji, Robo with various Tamil Superstars like Rajnikanth, Vijay, Arjun, Chiyaan Vikram.
His recent films I and 2.0 did not become as bigger hits as many anticipated. Even they decreased his market value. For the first time ever, his big budget film Indian-2 with Kamal Hassan had to halted in the middle of the production.
He started Ram Charan‘s next film recently and the song shoot started in Ramoji Film City. Dil Raju is producing the film.
Buzz for the film is not as positive as everyone anticipated. People think Shankar lost his midas touch in telling story. Now, another sentiment is creating negative buzz for the film.
Films sold to Zee5 OTT network and Zee Network haven’t done well at the box office. There are exceptions like Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava, Jersey but majority of the films have failed at the box office.
News reports suggest that Ram Charan and Shankar film OTT rights have been priced at record amount and sold to Zee Network. Some fans fear the sentiment and say the director has to be careful while making the film and bring back his glory days. It is very early days to suggest that the movie could fail at the box office.
Shankar is known to take innovative story ideas and hence, he might be coming up with an interesting concept too. Let’s wait for the maker to tell his story in this film and upon release let’s decide.
Kiara Advani is playing the heroine of the film. SS Thaman is scoring the music.