Its official, Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Akkineni will come together for a romantic film and will be for the first time after their wedding last year.
Last seen together in Deva Katta’s 2014 Telugu social drama Autonagar Surya but best remembered for their work in Ye Maaya Chesave and Manam, the couple, who go by the name ChaySam currently, are most likely to start shooting for this project later this year.
According to reports, Naga Chaitanya made an announcement about his next project. What’s more? His celebrity wife Samantha Akkineni will be playing the female lead in the film, which will be helmed by Shiva Nirvana of Ninnu Kori fame.
Naga Chaitanya took his social networking pages confirming this and posted a message which read – “Happy to announce my next directed by shiva produced by @Shine_Screens and will be sharing screen space (if she gives me any )with my better half @Samanthaprabhu2 ..feels good to be back to being able to take you through another journey of love.”
According to reports, when Shiva narrated the romantic script, it was Chaitanya who came up with the idea of casting Samantha as the female lead in the film. The untitled project will be bankrolled by Shine Screens
Samantha is awaiting the release of Irumbuthirai. She is also working on Thiagaraja Kumaraja’s Super Deluxe and the untitled project with Ponram-Sivakarthikeyan. In Telugu, Rangasthalam, in which she shares screen space with Ram Charan Teja, is getting ready to hit the screens on March 30. And she is also playing an important role in Savithri’s biopic Mahanati.
She has also started shooting for Tamil-Telugu remake of Kannada hit U-Turn, which will be helmed by Pawan Kumar.
Chaitanya is currently busy shooting for Savyasachi, which also has Madhavan in an extended cameo.
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