South Diva, Samantha Akkineni made her OTT debut with the much anticipated web series, The Family Man 2 starring National Award winning actor, Manoj Bajpayee. Playing his arch rival on screen, Raji, Sri Lankan Tamil rebel soldier, Samantha was seen performing some hardcore action. The actress in her Instagram post today thanked her trainer, Yannick Ben for encouraging her to do all the stunts in the series on her own. This series also helped her conquer her fear of heights, mentioned the actress.
Funnily she also thanked all the painkillers that relieve her pain caused due to stunts she performed. Her Instagram caption read, “special special thankyouuuu to my person @yannickben for training me to do all of my own stunts (yes all of them ).. for pushing me to give it my all even when every part of my body ached (thanks for the pain killers by the way ) ..” On the end note, she mentioned jumping off a building, despite her fear of heights, only because of her trainer’s solid support.
“I have a solid fear of heights but I jumped off that building only because I knew you had my back .. lots and lots of love @yannickben #familymanseason2,” added Samantha. Videos posted by Samantha have the actress rehearsing for the fight sequence before the shoot and another video clip is of the camera monitor featuring one of the fight sequences of the actress. Take a look-
Appreciating the South beauty for her power packed performance were actors Lavanya T, Rakul Preet Singh, Ruhani Sharma, Rashmika Mandanna, Anupama Parameswaran and her fans. ALSO READ: The Family Man 2 Review: Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni, Priyamani And Sharib Hashmi Starrer Is Just As Irresistible As Season 1, If Not More
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