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Prashant Raj to direct Abhishek’s second project?

The actor’s latest look has led to speculations about his next film, including reports that the director of Orange is joining hands with the Amar hero

Published: 11th September 2019

Social media has been abuzz Abhishek’s next film after Amar ever since the actor put up his latest look on Instagram. It created more buzz when his friends from the film industry commented on his new avatar. Among them was actor Nikhil Kumar, who said, “Looking sharp, wishing you best for the next.”

This photo has given rise to a lot of speculations about Abhishek’s second venture, including the director’s identity. Talks of director Mahesh Rao working with the Amar hero has been in news for sometime now. However, going by the latest development, it seems Prashant Raj is going to helm Abhishek’s second project. Prashant, who has directed films like Love Guru, GaanaBajaana, and Zoom, had last come out with Orange, starring Ganesh.

According to a source, Abhishek and Prashant have held a few rounds of discussions, and have decided on the plot. The script is apparently also getting ready now. It is going to be a commercial entertainer, and the director, known for his stylish filmmaking, is said to be keen on exploring a new side of the actor.

Gurudatha Ganiga to take up actor’s third film

Gurudatha Ganiga

Meanwhile, with the director of Abhishek’s next yet to be confirmed, Gurudatha Ganiga has already booked the third slot. The director, who got the opportunity to helm Ambareesh’s last film, Ambi Ning Vayassaytho, is happy to team up with the legend’s son.

He has discussed the story with Abhishek and Sumalatha, and they are said to have liked the script. This is a journey-based movie that will feature Abhishek in a unique role, and the director is also looking to cast a well-known senior actor. While the preparation work is going on now, Gurudatha will have to wait for Abhishek to complete his second film.

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