Nowadays, Samantha is mostly looking at doing heroine-centric films which have a good role for her. Sometime back, Samantha signed a film with Suresh Babu and the film is the remake of a Korean hit. Samantha will be seen as an aged lady in the film which is being directed by Nandini Reddy.
So, as the female director had a role which is like an extended cameo. She approached many but no one said yes to her. Left with no choice, she met her good friend Naga Shourya and requested him to do the role.
Shourya, who is also given a flop obliged to do the film. His thought behind this is that he will get a good exposure as it is a Samantha film. So, the key is that Nandini Reddy has lined up a good star cast she needs to make a good film.