Samantha Akkineni is one of the most sought-after actresses in South Indian Film. This year Samantha is coming up to entertain with her fans and the movie lovers with an upcoming romantic drama Jaanu, which is gearing up for grand release on 7th February. Recently the makers organized the pre-release event of Jaanu and on this occasion, Samantha revealed that she had initially rejected the offer when producer Dil Raju approached her for the Telugu remake of Tamil super hit film 96 which has Trisha Krishna and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles.”
Oh Baby fame actress Samantha added, “When producer Dil Raju approached me first, I outrightly rejected the film by saying that I can’t do this remake. But now I want to thank Dil Raju for asking me the second time.” Rangasthalam actress further said, “I feel that I should talk less before the release of Jaanu. But, I am sure I will talk more about Dil Raju’s production venture after the release.”
Samantha also thanked Sharwanand by playing the role of Ram in Jaanu, which is helmed by Prem Kumar and bankrolled by Dil Raju on his Sri Venkateswara Creations.
In 2019, Samantha was seen in the Majili alongside Naga Chaitanya, Oh! Baby and made a cameo in Manmadhudu 2. Meanwhile, Sharwanand’s last release was Ranarangam alongside Kajal Aggarwal and Kalyani Priyadarshan.