Post marriage, Samantha Akkineni has been bagging some of the best projects. Recently, there was an announcement that she will be starring in a heroine-centric project titled O Baby. The full title of the film is O Baby Yentha Sakkagunnave, reveal sources. Reports are that this film is inspired from the Korean movie My Granny and will be directed by Nandini Reddy. O Baby will be bankrolled jointly by People's Media Factory, Suresh Productions and Sunita Tati. The shooting of this film has begun and Samantha has joined the sets.
Miss Granny is a South Korean comedy-drama film that was directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk. Na Moon-hee stars as a woman in her 70s who magically finds herself in the body of her 20-year-old self after having herself photographed at a mysterious photo studio. The film opened to packed houses on January 22, 2014 and turned out to become a huge box office hit. It grossed US$51.7 million at the box office.
Samantha is a talented actor with a bunch of films in her kitty. Besides O Baby, she also has the award winning director Thiagarajan Kumararajaâ€™s Super Deluxe which has bevy of stars in the cast including Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Mysskin, and Ramya Krishnan.
The actorâ€™s last film release was U Turn, which was a heroine-centric film as well. It is a Tamil â€“ Telugu bilingual directed by Pawan Wadeyar. The film is a mystery thriller that has Samantha, Adhi Pinisetty and Rahul Ravindran in the lead roles. U-Turn is the remake of hit Kannada movie of the same name and is a heroine-oriented film.
Meanwhile, the shooting of Naga Chaitanya and Samantha's next commenced in Hyderabad recently. Touted to be a romantic drama, tentatively titled NC17, this is the first time on screen collaboration of the couple post wedding. Bankrolled by Sahu Garapati and Harish Peddi are producing the movie under Shine Screens banner.
(Content provided by Digital Native)