Pawan Kalyan and Dasari Narayana Rao
Pawan Kalyan and Dasari Narayana RaoCollage of photos taken from Facebook pages

Ace filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao has revealed that he will be teaming up with Power Star Pawan Kalyan to produce his next movie, which is likely to be directed by Puri Jagannath.

Dasari Narayana Rao is a talented actor, director, producer, lyricist, story and dialogue writer. After taking a break, he returned to film production with the 2014 film "Erra Bus", which also featured him in an important role. The movie became a decent grosser at the box office worldwide.

The filmmaker has now planned to producer Pawan Kalyan's forthcoming movie, and this news has come as a big surprise to many in the Telugu film industry.

On 23 February, Dasari Narayana Rao took to his Facebook page to share the information: "Very happy to announce that my next project is with our very own ‪#‎Powerstar ‪#‎PawanKalyan!!!!!"

Dasari Narayana Rao has been a well-wisher of Pawan Kalyan and shares a good rapport with him. The producer has appreciated the actor's work and encouraged him in the past. Mega fans still remember his appreciative words for his performances in "Tholi Prema" and "Thammudu.

Pawan Kalyan, who was last seen in hit movie "Gopala Gopala", is gearing up to start shooting for his next movie "Gabbar Singh 2", which will be produced by his friend Sharat Marrar.

Besides acting, he will also be directing; the film is currently in the pre-production stage. After wrapping up this project, he is expected to take up the production of Dasari Narayana Rao's film.

Dasari Narayana Rao has not revealed much about the cast and crew of his next production. Soon after he revealed his latest project, rumour mills have gone busy speculating about the team.One such speculation says that Puri Jagannadh, who won Dasari's appreciation for "Temper", is likely to direct Pawan Kalyan in the film.