The Kannada superstar succumbed to a massive cardiac arrest on 29 October.
Will try my best to make Puneeth Rajkumar biopic, says Santhosh
Chennai - 23 Nov 2021 12:19 IST
Filmmaker Santhosh Ananddram has reacted to rumours about a film being planned on the life of the late Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, who succumbed to a massive cardiac arrest on 29 October.
When a fan recently asked Santhosh on Twitter if he had any plans to make a Puneeth Rajkumar biopic, the filmmaker replied, “I’ll try my level best to bring this idea on screen.”
The filmmaker and superstar, who was fondly called Appu by his fans, had collaborated on the Kannada blockbuster Yuvarathnaa (2021).
Yes, indeed a great idea sir. Please come up with a biopic our beloved Appu.— Mallikarjuna Jolad (@Jolad_appu) November 23, 2021
Yes sir, please make the biopic of our Appu sir. Let’s spread his goodness to next generation. Appu lives forever in this world for all good cause. 🙏— Mamatha T Balaji (@MamathaTBalaji1) November 21, 2021
Yes sir, please do it by this we can fulfill seeing Appu once again on bigg screen by you.. And will be best tribute to him through your meaning directon— Abhishek Shankar (@IamAbhiishek) November 21, 2021
Puneeth had completed filming for the Kannada film James but for one action sequence. He hadn’t dubbed for the movie, but the makers are still confident about releasing it in cinemas
James has been directed by Chethan Kumar, who had worked with Puneeth in the blockbuster Kannada film Raajakumara (2017).