iSmart Shankar Movie Details:
|Sci-Fi, Action, Crime
|July 18, 2019
Puri Jagannadh Touring Talkies
|Abhishek Pictures (Andhra, theatrical)
JPR Films (Nellore, theatrical)
Karthikeya Exhibitors (Nizam, theatrical)
Suresh Productions Entertainment (Uttarandhra, East Godavari, theatrical)
iSmart Shankar Movie Cast & Characters:
- Ram Pothineni as “iSmart” Shankar a.k.a. Ustaad/Arun
- Satyadev as Arun
- Nabha Natesh as Chandni
- Nidhhi Agerwal as Dr. Sarah
- Raghu Babu as Raghu Arun’s father
- Sayaji Shinde as Chandrakanth, CBI Officer
- Ashish Vidyarthi as Ramamoorthy, Central Minister
- Raj Deepak Shetty as Devendra Viswanath
- Tulasi as Viswanath’s wife
- Getup Srinu as Shankar’s friend
- Aziz Naser
Ismart Shankar is a crazy contract killer who murders a high-profile politician, Kasi Viswanath. Cops start chasing him and Shankar escapes with his girlfriend Chandni. On the other hand, Arun is a cop who is handling the same case. Just when he is about to nab the actual culprit behind the murder, he gets killed. In a crazy turn of events, the cops transfer Arun’s memory to Shankar with the help of Arun’s girlfriend Sarah to get the case details.
iSmart Shankar Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:
About iSmart Shankar Movie:
ISmart Shankar is a Telugu science fiction action crime film starring Ram Pothineni in the title role along with Satyadev, Nabha Natesh, and Nidhhi Agerwal. It was written and directed by Puri Jagannadh, who co-produced the film with Charmme Kaur.
Principal photography on the film began in January 2019 in Hyderabad. The first schedule finished in February 2019 and the second schedule took place in Goa. The cast shot action scenes of the film in April 2019 and the third schedule took place in Varanasi. The filming was completed in mid-May 2019.
This is the first collaboration between Ram Pothineni and Puri Jagannath.
ISmart Shankar was released theatrically on July 18, 2019, where it received mixed reviews from critics and became a commercial success at the box office.
The film was also dubbed and released in Hindi on YouTube on 16 February 2020 by Aditya Movies. As of February 2024, the Hindi dubbed version crossed more than 348 million views on YouTube.
A sequel, Double iSmart, is set to be released on March 8, 2024.