U-Turn helmed by Pawan Kumar is a Tamil-Telugu bilingual featuring Samantha in the tutor role. The movie essaying the story around the mystery behind the death of motorists who die tragic deaths after breaking traffic rules on a particular flyover in Bengaluru is the remake of 2016's critically acclaimed Kannada Movie U-Turn. The movie is bankrolled by Srinivaasa Silverscreen. Samantha plays the role of a journalist along with Aadhi featured in the role of a Police Officer and Rahul Ravindran as Samantha's boyfriend. U-turn also marks the debut director venture of the Kannada director Pawan Kumar who has helmed the super hit movie, Lucia.