Samantha Akkineni has completed the shoot of the Telugu remake of Tamil blockbuster love story ’96’. Titled ‘Janu’, the movie has Sharwanand as the male lead and it is directed by Premkumar, who helmed the original version as well.
“Another special film and a role that has challenged me to be better than I was yesterday.. Thankyou to my director Prem and costar Sharwanand for being a dream team,” Samantha has posted on her social media page.
Meanwhile, for the first time in her acting career, Samantha Akkineni will do a character with grey shades Amazon Prime Video’s ‘The Family Man’ starring Manoj Bajpai. Sources stated that Samantha has been roped in to play a negative role in the second season of the series. “Since it is a challenging character, she accepted to do it,” they added.
Recently, Samantha and her husband Naga Chaitanya, one of the successful couples of Tollywood, completed two years of marital bliss. The couple had a blast by celebrating their special day with a cake-cut. “Happy Anniversary Chaysam”, it was written on the beautiful cake.