Samantha Akkineni is a star actress and is the best crowd puller among the current actresses. After the super success of Oh Baby, Samantha hasn’t announced her next project and she is on a break. There are several speculations about her career and films but Samantha wished not to respond on them. Samantha was the first consideration for the heroine’s role in Allu Arjun’s upcoming movie Pushpa which is expected to roll soon. Sukumar is the director of this big-budget project.
Samantha was not in a mood to sign any commercial films and she rejected the role. Allu Arjun personally requested the actress but Samantha showed no interest. It is then, Rashmika Mandanna was finalized. Samantha was approached in November last year. Devi Sri Prasad is the music composer and Mythri Movie Makers are the producers. Made on a huge budget, Pushpa will roll from November.