South actress Samantha Akkineni enjoyed a phenomenal year by delivering hits like Super Deluxe and Oh Baby at the box office. While we are waiting for her next project, the Telugu remake of Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha Krishnan starrer, 96, the actress has teamed up in the interim with Game Over and Maya Director Ashwin Saravanan for her upcoming project. A source close to the development told DT Next, “Ashwin recently met Samantha at her residence in Hyderabad and narrated the script. She loved it and immediately agreed to be part of it. However, she is yet to give him the dates. An official announcement will be made soon.” The source also added that Ashwin’s third film will be way different from his previous ones, which were intense and dark. “His third film will be simultaneously shot in Tamil and Telugu.”
Meanwhile, Samantha is currently busy with the shooting of The Family Man 2. Talking about, the actress earlier said, "I am doing the series The Family Man, so I think that's my first step (towards the Hindi film industry). I enjoyed being a part of The Family Man a lot. I am very happy that season one got a lot of appreciation. I am enjoying working with the team of the show and I can't wait for a new set of audience to see my work." The release date of the series 'The Family Man 2', which went on floors in November, is yet to be announced.
Talking about 96 remake, it is being directed by the director of original C Prem Kumar and is slated to be released in 2020. Samantha Akkineni will be seen playing the leading lady in 96 Telugu film. The remake is being produced by Dil Raju who is one of the top producers in Tollywood. Anyway, are you excited for this collaboration? Tweet to us @bollywood_life.
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