Samantha to star in lady cricketer’s biopic ?


Biopics are all the rage in Indian film industry. In the last one year, audience have already witnessed many inspiring stories of icons turning into biopics. Now, a biopic on India’s lady cricketer Mithali Raj is in the offing. Recently, Viacom 18 has announced that the life of Mithali Raj, the highest run getter in women’s cricket, will be narrated through a biopic.

According to the latest buzz in south Indian film circles, star heroine Samantha is in talks to play the titular role in this biopic which is hoped to inspire many young girls in India. It is learnt that Viacom 18 is planning to produce the biopic in several languages and they are currently on the lookout for actresses who can fit the bill perfectly.

Sources say that Samantha might play the lead role in South version. However there is no official confirmation on whether Samantha has given the nod or not. Busy with multiple projects at present, the Manam actress is soon going to marry Naga Chaitanaya.

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