Samantha joins team Manmadhudu 2 Added on Apr 30, 2019 Samantha is in Portugal. She is shooting for Manmadhudu 2. Hers is a cameo in the film. Akkineni Nagarjuna plays the lead role. Samantha's friend Rahul Ravindran is directing the film. This is why Samantha agreed to do a small part in the film. Scenes are being shot on Vennela Kishore, Rao Ramesh and many other actors in Portugal. Rakul Preet Singh is the leading lady of the film.