Dashing director Puri Jagannadh is coming up with mass entertainer iSMART Shankar featuring Ram Pothineni, Nidhhi Agerwal and Nabha Natesh in the lead roles. Puri is known for elevating his heroes in his movies but this time there is going to be a slight change. Puri is going to elevate the role of one of the female leads Nabha Natesh in the film. Buzz is that she will be seen in a never seen before role in the film and she will only appear for a brief time in the film. Mani Sharma is scoring music for this film. Puri is bankrolling the film under his home banner Puri Connects in association with former actress Charmy Kaur.