The Southern star is making her digital debut in the show starring Manoj Bajpayee.
My role in The Family Man will surprise and delight my fans: Samantha Akkineni
Mumbai - 28 Nov 2019 19:12 IST
Southern star Samantha Akkineni has joined the second season of director duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s Hindi web-series The Family Man. This also marks her digital or web-series debut.
Samantha has joined the cast consisting of Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi, Darshan Kumar, Sharad Kelkar and Shreya Dhanwantary.
Shooting for the second season began today, according to a press release from the makers. Revealing what to expect, the statement said, “Season 2 of The Family Man pits Srikant Tiwari against a new, powerful and avenging adversary and offers an exciting, gripping and action-filled storyline while exploring relatable themes of home, belonging and estrangement.”
Excited to make her digital debut, Samantha Akkineni said in an official statement, “With the digital space booming, I knew I had to be a part of this revolution. What better way to make my digital debut than with one of India’s most loved series, The Family Man. I have loved Raj and DK’s work and given the global reach and standing of Amazon Prime Video. I couldn’t have asked for better partners.”
Speaking a bit about her role, she added, “The role I play for the show is diametrically different from anything I have done before. It will certainly surprise and delight my fans.”