Samantha Akkineni Turns 35: Know Interesting Facts About Her

Samantha Akkineni is a well-known and experienced South Indian actress. She is well-known for her outstanding performance in films. Samantha Akkineni has demonstrated her acting talent in a number of Tamil and Telugu films. Samantha Akkineni was born in Kerala on April 28, 1987, but her family relocated to Tamil Nadu when she was a child.

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Samantha Akkineni received her primary and secondary education in Chennai. She then decided to pursue a career in acting.

Samantha Akkineni made her acting debut in the Telugu film Ye Maya Chesave in 2010. Her performance in the first film was well received by the audience. Samantha Akkineni won the South Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress and the Nandi Award for her performance in the film Ye Maya Chesave.

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Following this, she appeared in many great South films, including ‘Dookudu,’ ‘Eega,’ ‘Neethane en Ponvasthanam,’ ‘Manam,’ ‘Katthi,’ ‘Thari,’ ’24,’ ‘Rangasthalam,’ and ‘Nadigaiar Thilagam.’

Samantha Akkineni has received four South Filmfare Awards. Aside from that, she has received two Nandi Awards. Samantha Akkineni stunned everyone with her performance in the web series ‘The Family Man 2’ last year.

She portrayed a negative character in this web series, which was well-received by the audience. Samantha Akkineni had never appeared in a Hindi film or television show prior to ‘The Family Man 2’. After that, she explained in one of her interviews why she had avoided Hindi films until now. Samantha Akkineni shared one of her concerns about not working in Hindi films and web series with the English website Bollywood Hungama.

‘I was scared? (laughs) The talent here is amazing,’ she said. ‘I’m terrified.’ Samantha Akkineni has also stated that she had received numerous offers from Bollywood films but was unable to accept them due to language barriers. Aside from that, Samantha Akkineni has stated that she would like to romance Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor onscreen.

In terms of her personal life, Samantha Akkineni married actor Naga Chaitanya, Nagarjuna’s son, on October 6, 2017. Samantha and Naga Chaitanya went on a 40-day honeymoon after their marriage.

She was engrossed in a heated debate about the subject. Samantha and Chaitanya met on the set of the 2009 film ‘Yeh Maya Chesave.’ However, at the time, Chaitanya was an admirer of actress Shruti Haasan, while Samantha was in a relationship with actor Siddharth. Following that, in 2015, the film ‘Autonagar Surya’ brought the two closer together.

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After dating for two years, Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya married on October 6, 2017. Theirs was one of the most expensive marriages ever. This marriage cost around ten crore rupees. Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya’s marriage, on the other hand, did not last long, and the couple divorced last year. They both shared this information on social media.

Samantha Akkineni Wiki

Real NameSamantha Ruth Prabhu
Other NameSamantha Akkineni (before divorce)
Height Centimeters- 165 cm
Meters- 1.65 m
Feet Inches- 5′ 5”
WeightKilograms- 53 kg
Pounds- 117 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-26-34
Eye ColourHazel Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Date of Birth28 April 1987
Age (as of 2022)35 Years
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signTaurus
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolHoly Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeStella Maris College, Chennai
Educational QualificationDegree in Commerce
DebutFilm: Ye Maaya Chesave (2010, Telugu film)
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010, Tamil film)
FamilyFather– Joseph Prabhu
Mother– Ninette

Sister– N/A
Brother– Jonathan, David
HobbiesReading, listening to music, shopping, gymming
Favorite FoodSushi, Sweet Pongal, Dairy milk chocolate, Paalakova
Favorite ActorsDhanush, Suriya, Rajnikanth
Favorite ActressAudrey Hepburn
Favorite DirectorsMani Ratnam, Woody Allen
Favorite TV ShowAmerican: The West Wing
Favorite BookThe Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Favorite DestinationLondon
Favorite BookThe Secret By Rhonda Byrne
Marital StatusSeparated 
Affairs/BoyfriendsSiddharth (2013-2015)
Naga Chaitanya (2015-2017)
Husband/SpouseNaga Chaitanya (Actor, 2017- 2021)

Samantha’s characters in these films won the hearts of fans

Pushpa: The Rise

Samantha Ruth Prabhu sang the item song Om Antava from Allu Arjun’s film Pushpa. This song was filmed with Allu Arjun and Samantha. This song continues to be popular among the audience. Samantha’s dance moves in this song received a lot of praise.

The Family Man 2

Samantha Ruth Prabhu made her Hindi digital debut in Manoj Bajpayee’s web series ‘The Family Man 2.’ She portrayed Raji, a Sri Lankan Tamil girl, in this film. In this series, he plays a villain. Samantha has performed all of the action scenes in this series.


South Indian cinema The film Mahanati is based on the life of veteran actress Savitri, who ruled the South Indian film industry in the 1970s. Samantha played the role of Madhurvani, a journalist, in this film. The audience witnessed Savitri’s story through Madhurvani’s eyes.


Eega, directed by SS Rajamouli of Baahubali fame, was also a box office success. Makkhi was the Hindi title for the film. Samantha played the role of an innocent girl in this film, and her performance won the hearts of the audience.

Ye Maaya Chesave

This was the actress’s feature film debut. This film not only changed the actress’s fate, but it also won the actress the hearts of the audience. This film, starring Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya, was well received by audiences. 

A Aa

Samantha co-stars in this comedy with South film star Nitin. The actress portrayed Anusuiya Ramalingam in this film. In the film, the actress’s innocence won the hearts of the audience.

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