Puri Jagannath is a prominent Tollywood film director and producer. He is well-known for his Telugu action movie Pokiri. Pokiri was remade in Hindi as Wanted where Salman Khan acted in the lead role.
Now, he is going to make his debut in Bollywood with an action movie. Rana Daggubati has been signed by the director to act in the lead role.
It is not the first Hindi film for Rana Daggubati. His debut film Dum Maro Dum starring with Abhishek Bachchan and Bipasha Basu is yet to be released. Rohan Sippy directed Dum Maro Dum is slated to be released in the first quarter of 2011.
Puri Jagannath confirmed the news and said his first directing film in Hindi would also be made in Telugu. It is confirmed that Rana will play the lead role but he has not yet decided who will be the lead actress.
It would start shooting by next month. Nallamalupu Bujji will produce this film.