Director Jayateertha who is riding on the success of his last release 'Bell Bottom', is all set to start a new film called 'Benares'. The director will be launching former Minister Zameer Ahmed Khan's son Zayed Khan to Kannada film industry as a hero.
Zameer Ahmed Khan was planning to launch his son Zayed as a hero. He was in search of a suitable director to launch his son. After the success of 'Bell Bottom', Jayateertha was given the responsibility to launch Zayed. Jayateertha who has completed the pre-production process, is ready to launch the film in the end of August.
As the title itself suggests, the film is set in Benares and the team is planning to shoot the film in Benares city for more than 35 days. The team is planning to unveil the first look of the film, after the first schedule is completed.
Sonal Monteiro who is currently the busiest actress in Sandalwood has been roped in as the heroine.