It has been confirmed that Samantha will play Jiiva’s heroine in Gautham Menon’s new film with the working title Nithya! The shoot of the film will start from August 29 in Chennai.
Samantha currently the hot and happening heroine in Tollywood with two back to back hits Ye Maaya Chesave (VTV remake in Telugu) and Brindavanam with NTR. Her Dookudu with Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu is due for release in September.
Samantha is also doing big commercial director SS Rajamouli’s Eega and VV Vinayak’s Ram Charan Teja film in Telugu. But Samantha has not been able to create any waves in Kollywood .
Her first film in Tamil Pookkada Ravi with Narain has been shelved. Bana Kathadi her first release in Tamil went unnoticed and it was followed by Moscovin Kaveri a total washout.
However her mentor Gautham Menon who gave her the break in Telugu is going to re-launch her in Tamil with his new film Nithya. Manoj Paramahamsa who made her look beautiful in Ye Maya Chesave is the cameraman and AR Rahman the music director.
It cannot get bigger than this for the model turned actress. The title Nithya itself indicates that she would play the pivotal role in the film. The film is produced by RS Infotainment producers of the super hit Ko and will be released in summer of 2012.