Shankar is surely the hot-shot South Indian film director. All his films right from Gentleman, Premikudu, Bharatheeyudu, Jeans, Oke Okkadu, Boys, Aparichithudu and Shivaji have been super-duper hits at the box-office.
Shankar is now making a socio-fantasy film initially titled Robo. with Rajinikanth playing the lead. The director wanted to make this film with Shah Rukh Khan but there were date problems.
According to Tollywood sources, Shankar changed the name of this film from Robo to Yanthram. This film is being made in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English.