Powerstar Puneet Rajkumar is known as the top league actor in the Kannada film industry. Many producers wait for years to get his call sheet. Many in the industry say that the star is apprehensive about working with new directors and prefer to working under people with immense experience.
While talking to TOI recently, the actor opened up about his work. The actor said that he is ready to work with new comers in the industry. However, they must convince him with their work. He said that he needs a good script before he can agree to work with anyone. He also said that if the aspiring director can make a short movie before coming forward with the script, it will be easier for him to decide.
He said that in this age of digitalization, a movie can be shot using a digital camera and edited on computer. If an aspiring director cannot make efforts to display his/her talent, then he would never to interested in working with them.
Off-late many new directors have made some very successful movie in Kannada. Movies like Lucia, Simple Aagi Ondu Love Story, and Ugramm have become a commercial success. So to all new movie makers, the rule is simple: make a short movie using your script and impress the star to make him work with you.