His last two releases Jyothi Lakshmi and Loafer did not do well at the box-office. He hopes to break the black streak with Kalyan Ram’s Ism. The film has been to the censors and has got a U/A certificate. The story is said to have journalism and activism as the backdrop. The trailer and songs were released recently and are being well appreciated.

The film’s lead heroine is Aditi Arya, is making her debut in the movie. Kalyan Ram has gone through an extreme makeover for the movie and apparently has lost close to 10 kgs. Jagapathi Babu plays an important role in the film. Anup Rubens has composed the music.

The film is releasing on October 21.