Power star Puneet Rajkumar or Rocking star Yash will soon become the James Bond of Sandalwood. The movie will be directed by Chetan Kumar, who recently directed the successful movie Bahaddur. The actor turned director wrote the script for the movie during the post production stage of Bahaddur.
Talking to a leading daily, the director said that the movie is inspired from the Hollywood action flick series about MI6 spy James Bond. He said that character in his movie will have the local flavor and that it will be designed to please the local audience.
The movie will be a complete commercial entertainer with elements for both the mass and the family audience. The director claims that while the Bond image will be one layer for the movie, the character will have lot more than the charm and style of the Hollywood James Bond. He also claimed that the story will attempt to show the idea of social justice in a new way.
The director is keen to cast either Puneet Rajkumar or Yash in the lead role. He will soon be presenting the script to both the actors. Currently both the actors are busy with their upcoming movies. Yash has his hands full with Master Piece and another movie with Prashant Neel. On the other hand the power star is currently shooting for Ranavikrama.
The director added that the producers are keen on starring either of the two superstars in the movie. The director expects the movies to be launched by March 2015.