Samantha rejects pregnancy reports

There was a buzz in tinsel town is that Samantha Akkineni had opted out of her upcoming film with Vijay Sethupathi and Nayanthara citing pregnancy as the reason.

Following this,  Samantha posted a weight lifting work out session on Instagram and indirectly denied the pregnancy rumors.

It is said the actress’ next is a horror-thriller with director Ashwin Saravanan of Game Over fame. To be produced by Sony Pictures India, Prasanna will also be seen playing a pivotal role in Ashwin Saravanan’s film. Samantha has also signed a film with Screen Scene, the Tamil Nadu distributors of Bigil.

In an interview last year, Samantha was asked about her motherhood plans. To that, she said, “I have put a date as to when I want my baby. The date has been fixed! Like, as if that’s going to happen according to the date we have fixed!”

She added: “But Chay (her husband Naga Chaitanya) seems to be certain that it will happen on the assigned date! But we have definitely fixed the timeline as to when we want to have a baby.”

Last week, a portal had reported that Samantha is expecting a baby and has decided to step out of the film titled Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal.

The report also claimed that the actress has withdrawn from all the other films that she had signed and has decided not to act in films for the next two years.