Choreographer-turned-director Prabhu Deva, who has left his mark with his choreography and direction in Bollywood, Tamil and Telugu, seems to be ready to do the same in the Sandalwood. The multifaceted actor is all set direct a Kannada film, which stars Puneet Rajkumar in the lead role.
Grapevine is abuzz with the speculations that recently Prabhu Deva had a formal talk with Puneet Rajkumar regarding the project. The Powerstar has reportedly given a green signal to the upcoming Kannada movie and it is expected to take off in January 2012. However, the director is yet to choose the technicians and other cast of the movie.
Prabhu Deva made his directorial debut in the year 2005 with Telugu blockbuster movie Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana. Till date, he has directed nine movies - like Pokkiri in Tamil, Shankardada Zindabad in Telugu and Wanted in Hindi - in different languages. Currently, he is busy filming Hindi movie Rowdy Rathore, which stars Akshay Kumar.
On the other end, Puneet Rajkumar is busy with Suri's Anna Bond.