According to the latest buzz in the film industry, Samantha Akkineni has been approached to play a crucial role in Akkineni Nagarjuna starrer Manmadhudu 2. The sources close to the film unit reveal that though Samantha’s role in the film is small but crucial and she will be seen only for 5-6 minutes. After Manam and Raju Gari Gadhi 2, this is the third time, when Samantha and Nagarjuna are going to work together.
Rakul Preet Singh is on the board to play the female lead and it is heard that she will be seen playing Nagarjuna’s wife in Manmadhudu 2, which will be directed by Rahul Ravindran and bankrolled under the banner of Annapurna Studios. Apart from this film, Nagarjuna will also be seen in Bollywood movie Brahmastra whereas Samantha will be next seen in romantic entertainer Majili, in which Naga Chaitanya is playing the lead role. Samantha is also the part of O Baby, the remake of Miss Granny.