Jawan: Samantha Ruth Prabhu was the first choice for Shah Rukh Khan’s film, not Nayanthara – REPORT

The long awaited teaser of Shah Rukh Khan's film Jawan has finally been released. The title teaser, directed by Atlee, has caused a stir on social media. Bollywood kingpin SRK has once again stunned his fans in an unconventional way. Although the makers will soon make an official announcement about Nayanthara as the lead female, it is clear that Samantha was the first choice for SRK's performance with director Italy.


Jawan Samantha Ruth Prabhu was the first choice for Shah Rukh Khan's film, not Nayanthara - REPORT (2)

The long awaited teaser of Shah Rukh Khan’s film Jawan has finally been released. The title teaser, directed by Atlee, has caused a stir on social media. Bollywood kingpin SRK has once again stunned his fans in an unconventional way. Although the makers will soon make an official announcement about Nayanthara as the lead female. It is clear that Samantha was the first choice for SRK’s performance with director Italy.

Did you know that Samantha was first offered Jawan but the actress allegedly turned it down for personal reasons? Apparently, she was planning to have a baby with then-husband Naga Chaitanya and so she had to give up this mega project. As Samantha turned down the offer, it fell into Nayanthara’s lap.

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Returning to Jawan, Kollywood’s lady superstar Nayanthara will be playing the role of an investigating officer. While Shah Rukh Khan is playing a dual role. Priya Mani, Sanya Malhotra and Sunil Grover are also in supporting roles in Jawan. Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara’s film Jawan will be release on June 2, 2023 in cinemas in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.

Meanwhile, Nayanthara is all set to marry his longtime beau and filmmaker Vignesh Shivan. The couple will tie the knot on June 9 in the presence of close friends and family.

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Upcoming Samantha Projects

Samantha, on the other hand, has a slate full of upcoming movies, including the much anticipated ones, Yashoda and Shaakuntalam. In addition, it has the Russo Brothers’ Citadel, directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK and starring Varun Dhawan in the lead role. The Family Man 2 actress also has love affairs with her Philip John, director who won her Hollywood debut BAFTA.

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