Lakshmi replaces Samantha for 70? : It is known news that Samantha is currently busy in her upcoming Telugu movie, the remake of Korean film Miss Granny, which is being directed by Nandini Reddy. Earlier it was heard that Samantha will be seen in two roles- a 20 years old girl and 70 years old lady. But now according to the latest update, Samantha will be seen only as young lady whereas her role of 70 years old lady will play by actress Lakshmi.
The sources close to the remake of Miss Granny reveal that Samantha will only be seen as a 20 years old while yesteryear actress Lakshmi will play the role of a 70-year-old. Samantha has also given her nod that her old version will be played by Lakshmi.
The Korean film Miss Granny, is all about the story of a woman in her 70s who magically finds herself in the body of her 20 year old self, fans have been waiting to see her look like a 70-year-old on screen.
The sources added that even in the original film Miss Granny, the two roles have been played by different actresses, and Nandini Reddy was keen to stay true to it and not dilute its essence.
During the media interaction, Nandini Reddy said, “Earlier we also planned to use prosthetics for Samantha to reveal her as a 70-year-old. But since prosthetics are the time consuming, we dropped the idea and brought Lakshmi on the board to play the role of 70 years old Samantha.
The shoot of Miss Granny remake has been already started. Naga Shaurya is playing the lead role in this Telugu remake of Miss Granny.
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