'Puli' a movie made on a whooping budget of 35 crores, starring Pawan Kalyan as the lead, is directed by S.J. Surya. The high budget movie is produced by Singanamala Ramesh Babu under the banner 'Kanaka Ratna Movies'.
Puli's director S.J. Surya had previously directed pawan's block buster 'Khushi' and is expected to restate the success.
The lead female casts are shared by Nikisha Patel and Pravathi Melton, with Jyoti Krishna of 'Laila Majnu' fame making an appearance in an item number.
Bollywood's seasoned cinematographer Binod Pradhan, who did the photography for hits like, '1942 'A love story', 'Rang De Basanti', 'Devdas', 'Mission Kashmir', 'Munnabhai MBBS' and 'Tara Rum Pum', has been roped in for 'Puli'.
Sources say that the photographer alone had been hired at a package of 10 crores to for this movie. This news captivates interest as this will be the first telugu project ever paying such a high remuneration to a photographer.
The music is set to tune by veteran music director A.R. Rahman for this pricey movie, has been offered a 2.2 crores from a leading audio company.
This depicts the crazing spurred by the audio even before the shooting for the film is commenced. The budget for this movie, with seasoned techinicians working in it, is estimated to be around 35 crores.