The late superstar Puneeth Rajkumar, fondly known as Appu, delighted his fans with a rather powerful and thrilling teaser of his upcoming Kannada film titled ‘James’. The teaser has hit 10 million views within 24 hours already and it shows the star power of the late actor. While fans are celebrating Rajkumar’s last outing, Superstar Prabhas too shared poster of James in a latest Instagram post and called it a masterpiece even before its release.
He penned an emotional note for the late actor and wrote, "I'm sure we're about to witness a masterpiece in form of #James. This film will always be special to the millions of us who admire the Power Star Puneeth Rajkumar Sir. We miss you!".
For the unversed, Puneeth Rajkumar's untimely demise left the entire state mourning and his fans were in disbelief at the news of his death. Reportedly Kannada superstar Puneet Rajkumar passed on due to a heart attack on October 29 at the age of 46. If we are to go by the reports, Rajkumar developed chest pain in the morning and later was taken o Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru in a serious condition.
Puneeth Rajkumar's last rites were done with state honours. Karnataka Chief Mister Basavarj Bommai had declared that he will be given state honours. He had reportedly said, " Shocked and deeply saddened as Karnataka's most loved superstar Puneeth Rajkumar is no longer with us. A huge personal loss and one that's difficult to come to terms with. Praying almighty gives Rajkumar family & fans the strength to bear this loss".
Speaking of James, the film is touted to be one of the most anticipated films of 2022 and fans seem eagerly waiting for its release. Fans will witness the glorious release of ‘James’ on March 17, which is also Puneeth Rajkumar's birth anniversary. The film will be released in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Malayalam languages.
Directed by Chethan Kumar the film’s teaser is being showered with love and praises from all quarters.
Image Source: Instagram/prabhas