Samantha will make her Hindi film industry debut with The Family Man 2.
Fans of The Family Man have been anxiously waiting for the second season of the Amazon Prime Video show. After its lead actor Manoj Bajpayee recently hinted that an announcement of the release date is due soon, the show’s filmmaker duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK have now unveiled the first look of Telugu actress Samantha Akkineni, who is making her digital debut in the Hindi film industry with The Family Man 2.
On April 28 that also marked the actress’ 34th birthday, the filmmakers revealed the first official photo of the actress from the sets of the show. Samantha plays Raji in the second season of the web series and details of her character were kept under the wraps till now.
Sharing the image, they wrote, “Happy happy birthday Sam! Happy day and an even happier year ahead! Keep rocking! Can’t wait to unveil Raji to the world… very soon!”
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It was speculated that the much-awaited web series will release in the month of May. It was initially slated to release in February, but Raj and DK confirmed that the web show has been postponed to a summer release. In his recent interview, Bajpayee, who plays the role of Srikant Tiwari on the show, also shared that the post-production work was causing the delay. He confirmed that the shooting for the Amazon Prime Original show was wrapped up in 2020 itself.
The first season of The Family Man also starred Priyamani as the female lead (Tiwari’s wife) and Neeraj Madhav as the antagonist Moosa. The web show also featured Shreya Dhanwantry, Gul Panag and Sharib Hashmi in pivotal roles.