Noted South Indian film actress Samantha is currently in the news for her personal life. She recently decided to separate from her husband Naga Chaitanya. Now Samantha is focusing on her career. She is doing a lot of work to keep herself busy. According to reports, Samantha had refused to work with Shah Rukh Khan.
According to the same reports, Shah Rukh Khan is working on director Atlee's action movie. Samantha was approached for this movie. The movie is yet to be given an official name. It is now named Lion. Samantha was approached to work with Shah Rukh Khan. But she had refused to work in the movie as she was planning to take the family forward with Naga Chaitanya. After which Nayanthara was approached for this movie and she said yes.
With this, Nayanthara has also started shooting for the film. She is currently shooting for a movie without Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai. The photo of the two went viral from the sets when Shah Rukh and Nayanthara were shooting for the movie in Pune. Fans were overjoyed to see Shah Rukh and Nayanthara together. Atlee and Samantha share a good bond. She has worked with him in two movies. Samantha played the lead role in Atlee films Theri and Mersal.