Puri Jagannadh's 'Mehbooba' starring his son Akash Puri has been launched on Wednesday morning at 8.20 am in Himachal Pradesh.
Mehbooba is an intense love story set against the backdrop of the 1971 India-Pakistan war. Mangalore-based Neha Shetty has been roped in to play the leading lady.
The team has shared several launching pictures on their Twitter handles.
Puri has revealed an interesting thing about the film. He said that the launch Muhurtam has been suggested by Nandamuri Balakrishna. ''Balakrishna garu called and followed up with us repeatedly since morning and blessed our Movie. Thank you so much sir.We are blessed that Balakrishna garu took personal care and advised us a good Muhurutam," Puri said.
Sandeep Chowta will compose the music. Mehbooba will be shot in picturesque locales of Himachal Pradesh and will continue in Punjab and Rajasthan as well.