Next year, the actress featured again with Mahesh Babu in Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu . Venkatesh also co-starred with Samantha and Mahesh Babu in the film. The romantic comedy, Jabardasth, opposite Pawan Kalyan also released in the same year. Despite an impressive star cast, the film tanked at the box office. Samantha and Pawan Kalyan's next film, Attarintiki Daredi, a family drama, emerged as the highest-grossing Telugu film upon release. Ramayya Vasthavayya was her last release of the year, where she had a small role.