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Samantha not playing visually impaired character

IANS | Chennai |

Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu is not playing a visually impaired character in her upcoming yet-untitled Telugu project co-starring Ram Charan.

"Rumours doing the rounds that Samantha plays a blind character in Ram Charan's film is totally false and baseless," the film's spokesperson said.

Being directed by Sukumar, the film is said to be a period romantic drama set against village backdrop.

Ram currently sports thick beard for his role.

"He has undergone complete rural makeover for this project. Audiences are going to see a new Ram Charan, and they're going to love his look," a source said.

The shoot is currently underway in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh.

Jagapathi Babu has been confirmed to play a pivotal role, most likely of the antagonist.

Devi Sri Prasad will compose the tunes, while Rathnavelu will crank the camera.