2016’s critically-acclaimed Kannada hit film U-Turn, which featured Shraddha Srinath in the lead role, being remade in Tamil and Telugu with Samantha Akkineni in the lead.
U-Turn, helmed by Lucia fame Pawan Kumar, revolves around the mystery behind the death of motorists who die tragic deaths after breaking traffic rules on a particular flyover in Bengaluru. The remakes are being helmed by Pawan Kumar who directed the original film as well. The shoot has been already started in East Godavari. Aadhi Pinisetty and Rahul Ravindran are playing crucial role in this remake.
On the other side, Samantha is waiting for the release of Sukumar’s village based drama Rangasthalam costarring Ram Charan and she will also be seen in Nag Ashwin’s Mahanati, the biopic on legendary actress Savitri in whcich Keerthy Suresh is playing titular role. Apart from her the film has other stars Mohan Babu, Shalini Pandey, Anushka Shetty, Krish, Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam and Vijay Deverakonda in supporting role.