Famous Director of the successful Telugu films like Varsham, Chanti etc, Shoban was supposed to take up Puneeth Rajakumar’s 10th Kannada film ‘Mayura‘ for his own story and held the muhurat for the film at ISKCON temple in Bangalore on December 14th. South Indian Actresses Shraddha Arya and Sandhya are the heroines. The film produced by Srikanth of R.S.Productions. Director Shoban’s untimely demise at the age of 40 years has shocked power star Puneeth Rajakumar.
The actual shooting of the film ‘Mayura‘ was scheduled for 16th January 2008 at Mysore. Shoban died of cardiac arrest in Hyderbad on 7th January. He had seen Puneeth Rajakumar in the role of a lawyer and that happened to be the first of such role for the actor. The humanity element in the film is what impressed Shoban and Puneeth Rajakumar. For keeping the title ‘Mayura‘ Shoban was inspired from Dr. Rajakumar’s yesteryears historical film ‘Mayura‘.
With the demise of Shoban, Who is going to take up ‘Mayura‘ direction now is the issue before the RS Productions banner headed by Kanakapura Srinivas and KP Srikanth.
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