Ace director Puri Jagannadh has finally reacted to reports of Akash’s debut as hero. Clarifying on the project, Puri said, “Yes, Akash is going to do a film as a protagonist. But it’s not his debut as he’s just 17-yr-old. He will be debuted as a full-fledged hero after four years.”
As reported earlier, Akash will be acting in a yet-to-be-titled movie directed by Raj Madiraju of Rushi fame. The movie, tipped to be a teenage romance set in 90’s, is said to be remake of Marathi blockbuster Time Pass. Renowned producer-entrepreneur Ramesh Prasada, son of veteran LV Prasad, is going to produce Akash’s film. Makers are on hunt for a teenage girl opposite. The original was both critically acclaimed as well as commercial success. Made with a shoe-string budget, it garnered around Rs 31 Crore and turned out as biggest grosser.