Pawan Kumar's "U Turn," which is getting released on Friday, May 20, has got a big fillip after the movie was praised by two big names from the South Indian film industry. Samantha and Naga Chaitanya have appreciated the Kannada film, which has already garnered positive reviews at the premiere held in New York last week.

The director has posted a short video clip on his Facebook page in which both the stars are seen praising "U Turn." "Love the film and love the content," the actress is seen saying in the video. The "Kaththi" actress has also acquired the Tamil remake rights of "U Turn."

Naga Chaitanya confesses in the video that he became a big fan of Pawan Kumar after watching "Lucia." He has also liked the latest film, which is an edge-of-the-seat thriller.

Their positive words are expected to boost the collection of the movie, which is having a premiere show in Bengaluru on Thursday. May 19. The special show, which is scheduled to be held at Bhumika theatre, has already been talked about a lot, and is being waited for with much anticipation.

"U Turn" is hitting the screens in over 100 theatres in India. It is being released in Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and many other places. 

The upcoming Kannada movie is a mystery thriller that stars Shraddha Srinath and Dilip Raj in the lead roles. Roger Narayan, Skanda, Krishna, Pavan, Naveen, Divya, Pramod, Aarna, Kennedy and others are also a part of the cast.

"U Turn," which has been made under Pawan Kumar's newly-launched banner PK Studios, features Poornachandra Tejaswi's music, Satya Hegde, Advitha Gurumurthy and Siddharth Nuni's cinematography, and Suresh's editing.