Filmmaker Puri Jagannath is going to debut in Bollywood with an
action movie. The director is much known for his Telugu action
movie Pokiri, which was remade in Hindi as Wanted
with Salman Khan in the lead role.
Puri Jagannath has signed Telugu star Rana Daggubati for the
lead role of his debut Bollywood movie. Like Pokiri, this
is also a hardcore action film. For Rana, it is his second movie in
Bollywood after debuting with Rohan Sippy"s yet to be released
movie Dum Maro Dum, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Bipasha
Basu. The film is slated to be released in the first quarter of
Confirming the news Puri said that he would be directing a Hindi
movie, which would also be made in Telugu. He also that Rana is
playing a key role, but the lead actress is yet to be decided. The
director said that the movie would start shooting by next
month.Telugu film producer Nallamalupu Bujji is reportedly
producing the film.