Late Kannada star Puneeth Raj Kumar’s last film James has created a record by collecting Rs 27.53 Cr on its release day. This is the all time record in the history of Kannada film industry. As James is the last movie of Puneeth Raj Kumar, it has been always in news and Kannada movie lovers have been eagerly awaiting its release. Finally when it got released this Thursday, movie goers thronged the theatres in a big way to watch Puneeth Raj Kumar in action for the last time.
Puneeth Raj Kumar who is also fondly called as Appu is among the top stars in Kannada film industry and enjoyed a loyal fan following. His fans have erected huge cut outs for their late hero at the theatres across Karnataka and performed special poojas. As March 17th is also the birthday of Puneeth Raj Kumar, social service activities and charity activities were also organised in big way. Especially there was huge response to the movie in Bengaluru City, Mysore region and central Karnataka. As James is the last movie of Puneeth, not just his fans but even general audience also are watching it in a big way, this creating record collections.