Buzz: Samantha to play a baddie in Vijay’s film

Samantha Ruth Prabhu was paired three times, opposite Vijay, in Kaththi, Theri, and Mersal, all of which turned out to be huge hits in Tamil Nadu. If the latest reports are anything to go by, then the actress is all set to be paired opposite Vijay for the fourth time, but not as his love interest.

According to reports, Samantha has been approached for a negative role in Thalapathy 67, to be directed by Lokesh Kangaraj. If the actress gives her nod for the film, then audiences can see her in the role of a cop. Meanwhile, another actress would be paired alongside Vijay in the film as his love interest.

The official confirmation of the film and of Sam’s casting is yet to be announced, and the announcement is expected to be made in August. On the other hand, Samantha has Shaakuntalam and Kushi coming up for release in Telugu, and also Yashoda, a bilingual film, being made in Tamil and Telugu. She is also said to be looking at various Bollywood projects.

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