Ace filmmaker Puri Jagannadh’s son. Akash, has acted in few films as a child artist and assisted his father on few films. Akash even played lead role in a movie titled Andhra Pori but the movie bombed ta the box office. Now reports are doing rounds that Puri Jagannadh will officially launch his son in his own directorial venture sometime soon. Puri, who has been busy with the promotions of his upcoming film with Nandamuri Balakrishna Paisa Vasool, has been working on a script for his son.
According to a report in a leading daily, Puri might start working on a film with his son. “Puri Jagan is presently busy with the promotions of his film Paisa Vasool. Once it releases, he will immediately move onto his son’s project,” a source was quoted in the report.
“Puri Jagannadh had prepared the script for his son some time ago but was waiting for the right time, which he feels is now,” the source said further. Puri Akash has appeared in many Puri Jagannadh films which include Bujjigadu, Ek Niranjan and Pokiri. Akash also played a pivotal role in Prakash Raj directorial Dhoni which was well appreciated by viewers and critics.
Puri Jagannadh, on the other hand, has Paisa Vasool lined up for release which features Nandamuri Balakrishna in the lead role. Touted to be an action-drama, as most of Puri’s films are, Balakrishna will be seen sporting a never-seen-before look in the film. Balakrishna also sang a special number for the film which is already hit amongst the masses.