“It is emotionally hard for me”: Shiva Rajkumar completes dubbing for Appu’s last film

Puneeth Rajkumar’s last film, James is all set to release on 17 March 2022. Except for Puneeth’s dubbing, the shoot and production had been completed. For a long time, the makers were trying to find the right voice to dub for Puneeth’s portions in James, and their final choice was Shivanna.

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In a media interaction, Shivarajkumar opened up about how he found it hard to dub for his brother in James. “I tried to dub for a few scenes, but it is emotionally hard for me to watch him while doing so. I am trying to dub for him, but I need to see how it will turn out and whether people will accept it,”


The film showcases the cameo of Shiva Rajkumar and Raghavendra Rajkumar as well. The first look of the film was released on the occasion of Republic Day of 2022. According to reports, James is slated to have a solo grand release on March 17 which is Puneeth Rajkumar’s birthday.

No other Kannada film will be released from March 17 to March 22, to honour the legend. James is directed by Chethan Kumar. Priya Anand plays is the leading lady.

This is the last time Appu will be seen on the screen and hence we can it is no less than a celebration for the fans.