We have already reported that Samantha Akkineni has joined hands with Girisayya, for an upcoming project. According to the latest buzz in the film Industry, Samantha Akkineni’s characterization in the untitled movie will be based on the character Max (played by Jamie Foxx) from Tom Cruise starrer ‘Collateral’ , directed by Michael Mann in which the actor hired a car, driver of which was Max, to eliminate several targets. The neo-noir crime thriller drama was released in 2014. It is said that Samantha Akkineni is very impressed with the script of this crime thriller.
Meanwhile, Samantha Akkineni is hitting gyms to play the role which demands some stunts. She will be seen playing cab driver in this upcoming thriller saga. Her role is said to be quite a challenging one. In the past, several top actresses like Vijaysanthi and Ileana D C’ruz have already played the role of cab drivers and now it is the turn of Samantha Akkineni.
This year 2018, Samantha Akkineni has delivered three back-to-back hits – Ram Charan’s Rangasthalam, legendary actress Savitri biopic Mahanati and Vishal starrer Irumbu Thirai/ Abhimanyudu. Recently it was heard that she is planning on quitting films in 2019 but her hubby Naga Chaitanya has refuted the rumour and said, she might take a break soon.
The upcoming movie of Samantha Akkineni with Girisayya is a woman centric movie and the entire story will revolve around her character. It is heard that the makers will launch this film on 23rd July with formal pooja ceremony. The details of it’s cast and crew are expected to be announced two weeks later.
On the otherside, Samantha Akkineni will be next seen in Seema Raja, Super Deluxe and U Turn remake. She will also be seen in Shiva Nirvana’s directorial venture, where she will share the screen space with Naga Chaitanya.