Actor Samantha who made a splash with Oh! Baby recently will be foraying into web series next. Reports are that she has begun shooting for a web series that will be out in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. The actor has been looking for challenging roles and lapped up the web series when it came her way, say sources.
Details about its cast and crew and when it would be out have not been revealed yet. On the progress of the 96 remake, in which Samantha plays the female lead, we hear that the shooting has been wrapped up and it is currently in the post-production mode. The film is being directed by C Prem Kumar, who had directed the original as well. It stars Sharwanand and Samantha as the lead pair. Ace producer Dil Raju is bankrolling the venture under his banner Sri Venkateswara Creations.
The Tamil film 96 turned out to be one of the biggest hits last year following which its remake rights for Telugu and Kannada were sold immediately. The film starred Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha as the lead pair and received widespread appreciation from film buffs, critics and film personalities. The Tamil version was bankrolled by Nandagopal under the Madras Enterprises banner. Govind Vasantha had composed music for 96.
Samantha is on a roll ever since Oh! Baby turned out to be a big hit. This Korean film was remade by director BV Nandhini Reddy. Oh! Babyâ€™s star cast also included Urvashi, Snigdha, Rajendra Prasad, Rao Ramesh and Naga Shaurya in important roles. The film was bankrolled by Sunita Tati under the banner People's Media Factory and Suresh Productions. Mickey J Meyer had composed music for this film.
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