Samantha Akkineni has recently wrapped up the shoot of talkies part of her upcoming bilingual suspense thriller drama U Turn. Very soon the makers will start the shoot of songs. Directed by Pawan Kumar, U Turn is one of the awaited films of reigning queen of Tollywood, Samantha Akkineni. She is essaying the role of an investigative journalist in this movie touted to be a mystery thriller. Aadhi Pinisetty is playing the role of a police officer in U Turn whereas Rahul Ravindran and Bhumika Chawla will be seen in important roles. The post production work has been already started. Srinivas Chitturi is producing the movie under Srinivasaa Silver Screen banner. Samantha starrer U Turn is remake of Kannada film of same title, directed by Pawan Kumar, which hit the marquee in 2016 and turned out to be a blockbuster. U Turn had Shraddha Srinath in the lead, while Dileep Raj, Radhika Chetan, and Roger Narayan featured as the supporting cast. Now according to the latest update U Turn is going to be remade in Hindi. But who will produce the project, is not yet known. However, it is confirmed that once again, Pawan Kumar will helm U Turn’s Hindi remake as well. The lead star cast has not been signed up as yet.
The movie revolves around the mystery behind the death of motorists who die tragically after breaking traffic rules on a particular flyover in Bengaluru.
Meanwhile, Samantha Akkineni awaits the release of rom com ‘Seema Raja’, in which she is sharing the screen space with Sivakarthikeyan. The film has been majorly shot in and around Tenkasi. Samantha has trained for her role in this film by learning the weapon-based ancient art form Silambam. Apart from U Turn and Seema Raja, Samantha will also be seen playing a very strong character called Vaembu in Super Deluxe.