It seems that the sheroe of the South, Samantha Akkineni has truly loved the film, Mimi.
In her Instagram stories, she congratulated Kriti Sanon and the ace actor Pankaj Tripathi for their performance in Mimi. She wrote, ” Absolutely loved #mimi… @kritisanon you were absolutely fantastic .. so beautiful and such honest performance and @pankajtripathi sir congratulations to the entire team”.
Mimi is directed by one of the contemporary directors of Bollywood who has given gems like Luka Chupi starring Kriti Sanon and Kartik Aryan. His movies highlight a social issue mixed with the masala of Bollywood together for a mass audience. Going with the same plan, Mimi also highlights the problem of unacceptance of surrogacy in Indian society. Kriti Sanon plays the main lead who undergoes surrogacy in the film whereas Gangs of Wasseypur Actor, Pankaj Tripathi plays the supporting role. The cast consists of stellar actors such as Manoj Pahwa, Supriya Pathak and Jaya Bhattacharya.
The release of Mimi was however controversial and reportedly distressed the director because it was leaked online. As a safety measure to prevent more damage, the film was released four days ahead of its release. Earlier 30 July was announced for release but later it was released on 26 July.
Samantha Akkineni has a massive fanbase in the Tamil industry but slowly she is appearing in Hindi films and series too. Most recently she was seen in the sequel of Manoj Bajpayee starrer Family Man Season 2 where she played the role of a member of a terrorist group.