Puri Jagannadh who recently made Paisa Vasool is now busy in making yet another film. This time he is going to launch his son Akash Puri in a big way. Already Akash played some small roles in Puri's earlier films but now Akash is all set to come up with a good performance as a solo hero.
The latest film is titled as Mehbooba and the movie is going to have a backdrop of 1971 Indo - Pak war. The film tells the romantic tale of a young boy and young girl in the turbulent times of war.
Kannada beauty Neha Shetty is making her debut. Talking about the film, Puri said, After finishing Mehbooba script, I realized that I am doing a highly intense and passionate love story for the first time ever Which is completely out of my repertoire of ideas. It is a soulful love story in the backdrop of 1971 Indo-Pak war. Irrespective of the blood relation I share with Akash Puri, It's his love and fire towards cinema that's making me do this film with him. A Mangalorean girl named Neha Shetty will be playing the female lead. I am very happy that Sandeep Chowtha is providing music for this film. The film's shoot starts in October. in picturesque locales of Himachal Pradesh and will continue in Rajasthan and Punjab as well.
Puri Jagannadh himself is producing it on his banner Touring Talkies.