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Samantha Akkineni Charging Rs 1.5 Crore for First Ever Dance Number in Allu Arjun's Pushpa: Report

By: Entertainment Bureau

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Last Updated: November 17, 2021, 16:14 IST

Telugu actress Samantha is confirmed to be in Pushpa movie for a song sequence

Telugu actress Samantha is confirmed to be in Pushpa movie for a song sequence

Samantha's song sequence in Pushpa, the upcoming movie starring Allu Arjun, Fahadh Faasil and Rashmika Mandanna, was confirmed by the film-makers on Tuesday.

Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna-starrer Pushpa has got the best of the worlds in terms of the cast and crew. Now Samantha Ruth Prabhu is set to join the film. The makers of Pushpa on Monday, announced that Samantha Ruth Prabhu has been roped in for a special performance in their much-awaited film Pushpa: The Rise. The makers also added that this will mark Samantha’s first special appearance in a special song, which becomes more challenging for them to put things together.

Sharing the news, Mythri Movie Makers, the production banner bankrolling the film, shared a poster featuring Samantha and extended their gratitude to the actor.

Read: Music to the Ears: Allu Arjun-starrer Pushpa’s Song Saami Saami Gets 10 Million YouTube Views in a Day

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“Pushpa’s 5th song is special and we needed someone special! We reached out to our very special Samantha Garu and she gleefully agreed to come on board owing to the rapport we’ve developed over time. We’re super excited to announce that Samantha garu is going to light up the screen with icon star Allu Arjun in the fifth single. This would be the first special song appearance of her career and we are leaving no stone unturned to make it truly special and memorable (sic)," it read.

Ever since the announcement was made, there are speculations on Samantha’s remuneration for the special song in the upcoming crime thriller Pushpa. While some media houses report that the Majili actress has demanded a whopping price of as much as 1.5 crore, there is no official confirmation regarding the same.

Helmed by Sukumar, Pushpa also stars popular Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil in an important role. Actor Sunil, Actress Anasuya Bharadwaj, and others are to appear in important roles as well. The multi-starrer, the multi-lingual movie will be released in five languages including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi.

After her divorce from Naga Chaitanya and the success of The Family Man 2, there are speculations that the Telugu actress will be doing a full-fledged Hindi film under Taapsee Pannu’s banner Outsider Films. The two actress also attended roundtable meet in Mumbai recently.

(With IANS inputs)

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first published:November 17, 2021, 09:46 IST
last updated:November 17, 2021, 16:14 IST