Samantha Ruth Prabhu to make her Bollywood debut opposite Ayushmann Khurrana
Sources state that the yet-untitled film will be produced by Dinesh Vijan and is expected to release in 2023
Popular Tollywood actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu is all set to make her Hindi film debut with actor Ayushmann Khurrana, according to sources. The project is being bankrolled by producer Dinesh Vijan (Angrezi Medium and Raabta) and is expected to hit screens by late 2023.
Media sources state that the paperwork for the film is complete and the shooting dates are in the process of being finalised. They added that the makers have kept the details of the project under wraps for now.
Samantha has also reportedly signed her second Hindi language film opposite Sooryavanshi actor Akshay Kumar. The film is touted to be a mythological epic and will be produced by Karan Johar. Samantha is also said to be appearing in the new season of Koffee with Karan with Akshay.
Samantha was seen this year in the Tamil film Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal opposite Vijay Sethupathi. The film also starred Nayanthara as the second female lead. Samantha had also made waves with her appearance in the 2021 film Pushpa: The Rise’s song Oo Antava, which went on to become a big hit.
The Jaanu actress appeared in the second season of the Hindi TV series The Family Man, which won her praise from critics and the audience. According to reports, the actress has finished shooting for her upcoming Telugu film Kushi, which stars Liger actor Vijay Deverakonda. Samantha is also producing a film for the Thappad actress Taapsee Pannu, which is expected to be announced soon.
Ayushmaan was last seen this year in Anubhav Sinha’s Anek. He played the role of a police secret agent in the film, which brings to light the separatist issue prevailing in Northeastern India. He will be next seen in the social-comedy Doctor G, which will be directed by Anubhuti Sinha. The film also stars Rakul Preet Singh alongside the actor.