Samantha is learning ancient Tamil marital art form Silambam – Is it for Vijay 61?

Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu is one of the iconic celebrities in South Indian cinemas who has many films in her kitty is making headlines earlier today. The actress shared a video on Instagram where she is seen practicing Silambam, an ancient weapon based Tamil marital art form.

Samantha captioned the video, “Because I like a challenge 😊 #newhobby #silambam . Can’t wait to get better at this . #love #takeupsomethingnew.” Apart from acting, she is fond of learning new things, and appears she is learning Silambam quite a while. The video shows off her passion towards Silambam short of graceful steps which is now trending on the internet as we speak.

While fans were seen appreciating her on social media, rumour mill started circulating on social media platform. Some have claimed that she is learning Silambam for her yet to be untitled upcoming film (Vijay 61) with actor Vijay directed by Atlee. But those who were close to the team have denied the reports calling it as rumours.

In fact, Samantha is yet to begin shooting for the film which she will likely join the team next month. The Theri actress is now busy shooting for Sukumar’s untitled project with Ram Charan. She will also be seen in Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s episodic thriller Aneedhi Kaidhigal, Vishal’s Irumbu Thirai and Mahanati, a biopic of yesteryear actress Savitri .