Puri Jagannadh, the director who delivered some of the sensational blockbusters in Tollywood that include Idiot and Pokiri, is now going through a rough phase. His recent films didn’t set cash registers ringing. Luckily for him, his new film, Mehbooba, that marks the introduction of his son Akash Puri in the lead role as hero, is hitting all the right notes.
The film’s trailer received a positive response. So impressed by Puri’s work, leading producer-distributor Dil Raju bought the movie’s theatrical rights for an exorbitant amount for AP and Telangana region.
Suddenly, there is news that he sold his luxurious palatial mansion in Jubilee Hills to clear some of his pending debts. This is not the first time that Puri facing such rumours.
The media is awaiting Puri's comments.