After the disappointing response to “Liger”, director Puri Jagannadh is back with a new project. He has joined hands with actor Ram Pothineni for a pan-India film titled “Double Ismart”. This film is the sequel to their 2019 blockbuster “Ismart Shankar”. The makers have announced that the film will hit the screens on March 8, 2024, coinciding with Maha Shivaratri.
Announcement made on Ram Pothineni’s birthday
On the occasion of Ram Pothineni’s birthday, Puri Jagannadh and Charmee Kaur, who are producing “Double Ismart” under the banner of Puri Connects, made the big announcement. The title poster features Charminar in the background with Lord Shiva Lingam and his trishool. The film will be released in Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam.
Music by Mani Sharma
The music for “Double Ismart” will be composed by Mani Sharma. No other details of the cast and crew have been announced yet. Fans are eagerly waiting to see if Nidhhi Agarwal and Nabha Natesh, who played the lead actresses in the first part, will be reprising their roles.
Sequel in the making for some time
The director had started working on the script of the sequel after his project with Vijay Deverakonda, “Jana Gana Mana”, got shelved. The expectations for “Double Ismart” are high due to the massive success of the first part. The original film, which tells the story of an assassin who helps the cops when a slain cop’s memories are transferred to his brain, was released in July 2019 and ran for more than 100 days at the box office.
“Double the mass and double the entertainment”
The makers of “Double Ismart” are hoping to “double the mass and double the entertainment” with this sequel. The title poster shows trishuls with blood marks on them, hinting at the storyline of the film. Despite the failure of “Liger”, fans are excited to see what Puri Jagannadh has in store for them with this new project. They are expecting an ambitious film backed by a big budget and the highest technical standards.
In conclusion, the announcement of the sequel to the blockbuster hit ‘iSmart Shankar’ has created a lot of excitement and anticipation among movie lovers. The film, titled ‘Double iSmart’, will bring back the energetic combo of director Puri Jagannadh and actor Ram Pothineni. With the film set to release on March 8, 2024, movie buffs will have to wait patiently to see what Puri Jagannadh has in store for them this time. It remains to be seen if the lead actresses from the previous film will be reprising their roles. However, the title poster of ‘Double iSmart’ and the makers’ promise of doubling the entertainment has already got fans talking.