Bhumika Chawla to work with Samantha in 'U Turn' remake

The Kannada original is a horror thriller.
Bhumika Chawla to work with Samantha in 'U Turn' remake
Bhumika Chawla to work with Samantha in 'U Turn' remake
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Bhumika Chawla, who made her acting debut with the Telugu flick Yuvakudu in 2000 has starred in several films as the heroine, winning accolades and awards. She later started doing character roles.

Late last year, movie buffs got to see her in the Nani starrer MCA, which did well at the box office. She will soon be appearing on the silver screens with the Naga Chaitanya starrer Savyasachi, which is getting ready for release on June 10th this year. Besides this, she has inked a deal to star in the U Turn remake, which will have Samantha Akkineni playing the lead role.

The Kannada film U Turn was directed by Pawan Kumar and he is wielding the megaphone for the remake as well. The shooting of this film commenced a couple of months ago and is progressing at a breakneck speed.

On this film, Samantha not only shared the video of the first day on the sets but also tweeted, “All the inspiration I need to be better. Thank you. U-Turn begins.”

U Turn, a horror thriller, was directed by Pawan Kumar and he had also produced the venture under his banner Pawan Kumar Studios. The original version had Shraddha Srinath, Radhika Chetan, Dileep Raj and Roger Narayan in the star cast. Malayalam actor Narain, who has predominantly worked in Tamil industry, has been roped in for a crucial role in the film. However, details regarding his role have been kept under wraps. The film is all about motorists flouting the traffic rules on a flyover in Bengaluru and getting killed under mysterious circumstances and what ensues further.

According to reports, Samantha agreed to hop onboard this remake soon after she got to see the film in a special screening arranged for her in Bengaluru last year. U Turn, the remake, will feature Narain, Aadi Pinisetty, and Rahul Ravindran in pivotal roles. Reports say that Aadi may be seen playing a police officer while Rahul will be seen opposite Samantha.

(Content provided by Digital Native)

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