Puneeth Rajkumar has been having a great run in the recent few years with his films turning out to be successful outings. Puneeth Rajkumar was last seen in Anjani Putra which released recently and did well at the box office. Directed by Harsha.A, Anjani Putra also starred Rashmika Mandanna and was the first time that the pretty actress worked with the Power Star. Prior to Anjani Putra, Puneeth Rajkumar was seen in Raajakumara which was one of the biggest releases in Kannada film industry. Directed by Santosh Ananddramm, the film had Puneeth playing a suave role and looked stylish in his role. And buzz in the film circles is that the duo are all set to come together again which will be bankrolled by the same producer, Vijay Kiragandur, who had produced Raajakumaara. “We are happy to come together for yet another interesting project, which will go on floors in July,” director Santosh was quoted as saying by New Indian Express.
“Vijay Kirangandor and Puneeth Rajkumar wanted to work on a movie with a message, and that is how we worked on Raajakumara. That received an overwhelming response from the audience in this state. My present story needs Puneeth Rajkumar yet again, an actor people who are fond of, and whose fans are waiting to see him acting in these kind of storylines,” Santosh added further. Raajakumaara was one of the biggest films in Sandalwood and made a gross collection of more than INR 100 crores at the box office.
“He is a producer who understands the needs of quality cinema, and works around it. He values work of directors, technicians and artistes in the movie, and is closely involved with his projects. He gives us confidence to work better, it is a pleasure to collaborate with such production houses. In fact, my next two projects after this will be made under their banner,” he further added.