Samantha Akkineni is one of the leading heroines in the Tamil and Telugu film industries. She made her digital debut with directors Raj and DK's The Family Man 2, which is loosely based on the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) and Sri Lankan Civil war Though she faced criticism for the portrayal of her role Raji, a section of people appreciated her performance. Recently, Samantha resumed the shooting of her upcoming film, Shaakuntalam, directed by Gunasekhar. Now, she is waiting to resume the shooting of her forthcoming Tamil film, Kaathuvakula Rendu Kadhal, directed by Vignesh Shivan
In a recent interview with The Times of India, Samantha said, "Kaathuaakula Rendu Kadhal, is going to be a hilarious outing. I’m extremely excited about it. Vijay Sethupathi is a blast and Nayanthara is explosive in it. They are a great combination to work with. I had a lot of fun working with Vijay Sethupathi and Nayanthara, and off-screen as well, we have a good relationship. I really think we are stronger together and can do great work together." Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kadhal is a romantic comedy starring Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, and Samantha Akkineni in lead roles.