Puri Jagannadh, one of the legendary film makers of Tollywood is seeking professional aid because of extreme stress and pressure to deliver a hit after a series of duds.
The impending days are vital for director Puri Jagannadh as he will be going to direct two big superstars. The director has undergone a lot of condemnation for his past few movies and that makes things even more perplexing.
Jr NTR’s movie Temper, which was released in the year 2015, was the only movie that was a blockbuster. The movies that were released before and after the Temper movie have been drastic flops. Now, Puri Jagannadh is going to direct movies with superstars of Tollywood Balakrishna and Venkatesh. Moreover, by this month end, his movie Rogue is also planned to get released. In the interim, rendering to a source, the director has begun going to a psychiatrist for counselling.
“Puri is under hectic pressure to deliver a hit movie and is currently directing two big stars of Telugu Film Industry. To face the situation and high pressure, he is undergoing psychiatric counselling,” says the representative. “It is not a big deal as several celebrities undertake counselling, but it is always kept a top-secret. Even the doctors are promised not to reveal the celebrities’ names,” says a close representative from the Telugu Film Industry on condition of secrecy.
Puri Jagannadh is not alone. Numerous film personalities feel low when their movies don’t perform well at the box office. It is known that some of them even don’t come out of their house for long periods of time, whereas a few find other means to deal with the situation.