In a departure from the traditional spotlight where superstars ususally unwavering devotion fro their fans, Kannada director Prashanth Neel is stealing the show with his highly anticipated film, ‘Salaar.’ As the director rapidly ascends to a star status of his own, larger-than-life cutouts of Prashanth Neel have already graced prominent centers in Bangalore. This unique celebration includes a ‘paal abhishekam’ (milk offering) on the much-awaited release day of ‘Salaar,’ scheduled for December 22.
A source remarks, “Prashanth Neel has transcended into superstardom following the blockbuster ‘KGF’ series, garnering a dedicated fanbase among Kannadigas. His ability to produce pan-India films and action-packed blockbusters comparable to those in Bollywood and Tollywood has elevated him to this revered position. Fans are eager to commemorate this milestone by showering milk on his cutouts, an honor typically reserved for established stars, elevating him to celestial heights.”
While Prashanth Neel began his career with smaller projects like ‘Ugram,’ his collaboration with action hero Yash proved transformative. The duo delivered two monumental hits, ‘KGF’ and ‘KGF2,’ propelling Prashanth Neel into the director’s seat for ‘Salaar’ alongside superstar Prabhas. “Prashanth is a skilled storyteller who meticulously crafts surefire winners, demonstrating his dedication through a committed team. Rapidly expanding his imaginative prowess, he seamlessly integrates visually captivating scenes with high-octane action, propelling him to the ranks of esteemed pan-India directors in a remarkably short span,” observes the source.
With his stock soaring, Prashanth Neel’s upcoming film, ‘Salaar,’ featuring superstar Prabhas, has fetched a staggering price tag of over Rs 400 crores, generating fervent excitement for the action-packed spectacle. As anticipation for the film intensifies each day, the source notes, “To solidify his standing and compete with directors of the caliber of S S Rajamouli and Atlee, Prashanth Neel is now challenged to deliver a Rs 1000 crore blockbuster, proving his ability to captivate audiences worldwide and give his esteemed peers a run for their money.
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