The sources close to O Baby Yentha Sakkagunnave team reveal that the makers have decided not to showcase Samantha as a 70-year-old. Although the team had planned to use prosthetics to transform Samantha as an old lady, but director Nandini Reddy finally decided to stick to the original version and approached veteran actress Lakshmi for the role.
O Baby Yentha Sakkagunnave is being bankrolled by Veteran producer Suresh Babu in association with Sunitha Tati of Guru Films. Naga Shaurya is the male lead in the film. Lakshmi and Rajendra Prasad will be seen in key roles.
‘Miss Granny’ is a South Korean movie which tells the story of a 70-year-old woman who magically turns into a 20-year-old, after going into a mysterious photo studio. The movie was already remade in so many other languages and now director Nandini Reddy is making this movie with Samantha.
Currently Samantha Akkineni has 2 more films in her kitty namely Super Deluxe and Majili. She has already wrapped up the shoot of Super Deluxe and is waiting for the release of the film. In Majili, Samantha will be seen sharing the screen space with her hubby Naga Chaitanya.