Samantha Akkineni is a hot favorite star from down South and also enjoys a massive fan following on social media. And while she enjoys all this popularity, reports suggest that the actress has charged a big amount for her extended cameo in Manmadhudu 2.
According to a report, Samantha Akkineni has a five-minute long cameo in her father-in-law, Nagarjuna’s film and has charged a whopping Rs 35 lakhs for the appearance. Manmadhudu 2 is helmed by Rakul Ravindran and Samantha recently shot for her part in Portugal with Nagarjuna and team.
Earlier in an interview to a news portal, Samantha had spoken about her cameo in Manmadhudu 2 and said, “I play a very interesting extended cameo in Manmadhudu 2. At the moment, I’m not allowed to reveal anything about my character but can vouch that it’s going to be an important one in the story.”
Apart from Manmadhudu 2, Samantha Akkineni will next be seen in Oh Baby, which is directed by Nandini Reddy. The film is a remake of Korean film, Miss Granny. Experimenting with a never-seen-before role, Samantha will share screen space with veteran actress Lakshmi in Oh Baby. Speaking about working with Lakshmi, Samantha had shared on Instagram, “I wasn’t shooting but it was study day. Trying to mimic the legendary Laxmi garu.. The way she talked the way she walked. I am always a nervous wreck one day before a new film begins.. I will be so sure that I just cannot do it.. That I have forgotten how it’s done.. That I just got lucky the last time.”
An excited Samantha had also posted a heartfelt note as she completed the shooting of Oh Baby.