Samantha Ruth Prabhu – an actress who isn’t afraid of a challenge has taken on an interesting one this time. Silambam, a Tamil based martial arts sport has recently caught her interest; She calls it her new hobby and is keen on getting better at it. From the looks of the video she posted on Instagram, she is already a pro. The way she swings that bamboo stick from one hand to the other, also moving forward and back at the same time is a treat to watch! She has taken on Silamban like a boss! Also Read: Samantha unveils the first look of Savithri’s biopic also featuring Keerthy Suresh and it’s empowering

‘Because I like a challenge 😊 #newhobby #silambam . Can’t wait to get better at this . #love #takeupsomethingnew’ said her Instagram post. Unsurprisingly, fans are going gaga over this video. Of course questions followed later as to whether she was taking this on for one of her projects. Considering Vijay 61 was set in different time periods, there were speculations of learning this sport for this movie. But as per reports on Hindustan Times, a source close to the unit revealed, “No, she’s not learning Silambam for Vijay 61. It’s a rumour. She is yet to start shooting for the project.” Also Read: Why is Samantha trying to kill a man with a butcher’s knife?

Sam is currently working on multiple projects – There’s her much talked about rom-com, Irumbu Thirai opposite Vijay Sethupathi. The fact that it’s directed by the renowned Thiagarajan is a big talking point. Furthermore, the quirky still she shared where she was seen attempting to kill a man who was a asleep with a butcher knife, got everyone talking, fans, actors alike. She will also be seen in Sukumar’s next opposite Ram Charan. As per reports, Sukumar had mentioned both actors would sport different looks. She is also shooting for her first horror comedy – Raju Gari Gadhi 2 that stars Nagarjuna, her father-in-law to be. Vijay 61 is another film in her kitty And, she will play a significant role in Savithri’s biopic. Phew! He plate is clearly full.


Because I like a challenge 😊 #newhobby #silambam . Can’t wait to get better at this . #love #takeupsomethingnew

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So how did you like Samantha’s Silamban act? We bet you are impressed as much as we are! Don’t you think Samantha should take on an action flick like right now!