Samantha has been going through a rough phase in her personal life. On October 2, she announced that she is separated from her husband Naga Chaitanya. The couple has filed for divorce by mutual consent. The actress was last seen in The Family Man 2. Soon after the release, she announced that she will take a break from work for a month.
On October 15, it was announced that Samantha has signed a Tamil-Telugu bilingual film, which will be directed by debutant Shantharuban. Producer SR Prabhu took to social meida to announce the film and wrote, “Happy to have @Samanthaprabhu2 onboard for our next Bilingual film!! #Production#30 #Tamil #Telugu @DreamWarriorpic written & directed by @Shantharuban87 (sic).”