Puri Jagannath is known for his powerful mass entertainers and none can forget his dialogues in films like Pokiri and Businessman. Puri however lost his sheen and landed in flops. He finally came out of the flop streak in a sensational manner with a routine mass entertainer iSmart Shankar.
Prior to that, Puri planned to do Jana Gana Mana with Super Star Mahesh Babu. He even announced the project generating tremendous interest. However, Mahesh went into silent mode and recently Puri made startling comment that Mahesh does films only with successful directors.
Even rumours spread that NTR and Mahesh Babu copied few scenes from Puri's Jana Gana Mana when he narrated the story to them and scored hits. Inside talk is the fines scene in Mahesh Babu's Bharat Ane Nenu and NTR's Ravana role in Jai Lava Kusa were part of Puri's Jana Gana Mana.
In the meantime, it is coming out that Puri is planning to woo Young Rebel Star Prabhas to do Jana Gana Mana. Buzz is Puri managed to narrate the story to Prabhas and even he loved the narration.
Many are wondering whether Puri is planning to rope in Prabhas and ready for a pan India sensation using Prabhas' craze after Baahubali and Saaho. The question is will Prabhas say Jana Gana Mana.