Samantha has announced that she is going to play the lead in the official remake of U-Turn in Telugu and Tamil languages. The original was made in Kannada with Shraddha Srinath playing the lead. Pavan Kumar who was shot to fame with Kannada movie Lucia is the director of the movie. The young director will make his debut as a director in Telugu and Tamil with the same film now. Here's an interesting update on the film's casting.
The film will have young hero Rahul Ravindran playing the hero character. His role is not in the lines of the usual hero role but is more of a supporting artist role. The actor has confirmed the same on Twitter. "Looking forward to working on the U-Turn remake with one of favorite people @Samanthaprabhu2 :) And really kicked about getting to learn first hand from a maverick like @pawanfilms :)" posted Rahul Ravindran on Twitter.
At the same time, we are hearing that Aadi Pinisetty will be roped in to play another crucial role in the movie.