The shooting for the film Puli is under progress in Hyderabad. Director S J Surya is expected to wrap it up by December so that it can be released by Sankranti in January 2009. A R Rehman is composing the music for the film.
The London girl Nikisha Patel is making her debut in Telugu opposite Pawan Kalyan in Puli. She is also said to be playing the role of a cop along with Pawan Kalyan in the movie. She is said to be greatly impressed by the professionalism shown by the entire unit, specifically that of Pawan and Surya.