South Indian top actor Samantha Akkineni has a slew of films lined up this year for releases in Telugu and Tamil. Sam will be seen alongside Ram Charan in ‘Rangasthalam’ directed by Sukumar which is slated for a summer release. In Tamil, Mrs. Akkineni will be seen alongside Vishal in ‘Irumbu Thirai’ which is being directed by PS Mithran. Sam also has ‘Super Deluxe‘ with Vijay Sethupathi and another one with Sivakarthikeyan which are yet to go on floors. And Samantha Akkineni has been traveling and juggling between shoots of these films which are being shot under contrasting weather conditions. Sam took to her Instagram page and posted this picture from a shooting location in Tenkasi and wrote – “From the scorching heat of Rajahmundry to shooting nights with rain in Tenkasi. God you’re playing a dirty little game with me‘. Looks like this year is going to be a busy year for the Akkineni daughter-in-law.
Samantha will also be seen alongside Vijay Sethupathi for the first time in a film titled ‘Super Deluxe’. The makers had recently released a teaser of ‘Super Deluxe’ which gives us a glimpse of Samantha’s character which is named Vaembu.
Samantha will also be seen playing a pivotal role in ‘Mahanati’ which is a biopic on yesteryear iconic actress Savitri. Directed by Nag Ashwin, ‘Mahanati’ has Keerthy Suresh playing the titular role while Dulquer Salmaan will be seen playing Gemini Ganesan in it. Sam would be seen playing a journo in the film and the story of the legendary actress will be narrated from Samantha’s character, reports reveal.
‘Rangasthalam’ , starring Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni, has a retro look to it and the makers seems to have taken extreme care in every minute detail of the film. From the props used on the sets to the styling of the characters, everything seems to be perfectly set by the makers. Said to be a period film, ‘Rangasthalam 1985’ also stars Anasuya Bharadwaj in an important role while Pooja Hegde will be seen in a special number shaking a leg alongside Ram Charan. The music of the film is being composed by Rockstar Devi Sri Prasad.