Southern star Samantha Akkineni soaking her toes in the digital world has got her all thrilled. Assuring her digital debut, The Family Man 2, will leave everyone surprised as she has experimented with her role. According to reports in IANS, the actress feels the OTT platform has allowed her to break rule; being happy with the final product being good she awaits for it to release on the digital platform. Also the actress expresses her role in the web series is unlike the role which the audience has seen her portraying.
She said, “OTT gives us an opportunity to break rules. I've broken a lot of rules with The Family Man 2, and really experimented with something extremely new.” Adding further she mentioned, “I am very happy with the product and with the output. It's going to be a good surprise for everyone who is used to seeing me do a particular type of role.” The following season will see the National Award Winning actor Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari, a Senior Analyst in TASC fighting against some powerful opponents.
Being overwhelmed with OTT platform growing, she states of the platform opening up doors for everyone. "OTT has opened up a world of possibilities for every technician, actually. When it comes to feature films, as an actor you have to do a certain kind of role that it's widely and universally accepted. With OTT, one can really afford to take risks and experiment," said Samantha.
When asked about how the industry has changed for women over the years she replied, “It's been 10 years since I've been in the industry, and I feel things have drastically changed from the time I first came in.” ALSO READ: Samantha Akkineni Reacts To A Fan Asking Her To DIVORCE Hubby Naga Chaitanya; Actress Has A Savage Answer
“With OTT and exposure to world cinema, the options and opportunities for women are steadily increasing. We are not offered as cliched roles as we were before," said the actress during a discussion which was also graced by Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Manoj Bajpayee, Divya Dutta and Tisca Chopra. ALSO READ: Samantha Akkineni Hosts Bigg Boss Telugu 4 Without Watching A Single Episode; Thanks Her Father-In-Law Nagarjuna Akkineni
The Family Man Season 2 helmed by Raj and DK sees Sunny Hinduja, Mahek Thakur, Shreya Dhanwantary, Shahab Ali, Darshan Kumar, Sharib Hashmi, Priyamani, Sharad Kelkar and Vedant Sinha in some imminent roles. ALSO READ: Samantha Akkineni Flaunts Her Sexy YMC Tattoo Inked On Her Nape As She Hits The Gym
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