Samantha is a very popular actress who mostly appears in south films. She made a strong stand in Telugu and Tamil film industry after lots of struggle and dedication. South Actress Samantha is one of the highest paid actresses in the movie industry. Initially, she started her career in Modeling and after that, she jumped into a film career. Now, she emerged as a versatile leading actress of South Film Industry. She did many south hit movies like Ye Maaya Chesave, Anjaan, Eega, Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Kaththi,
Samantha Akkineni Wiki
|Real Name:||Samantha Ruth Prabhhu|
|Other name:||Saamantha Akkieni|
|Nick Name:||Yasodha, Yasho, Sam|
|Date of Birth:||28 April 1987|
|Age:||31 year old (in 2019)|
|Birthplace:||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Height (Approx):||in centimeter: 165 cm
in meter: 1.65 cm
in feet inches: 5' 6"
|Weight (Approx):||in kilograms: 53 kg
in pounds: 116 lbs
|Figure measurements (Approx):||34-26-34|
|Eye Colour:||Hazel Brown|
|Hobbies:||Reading, Shopping, Doing Gym, Listen to Music|
|Husband:||Naga Chaitaniya (Actor)|
Naga Chaitanya (Actor)
|Hometown:||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Favorite Food:||Sushi, Sweet Pongal, Dairy Milk, Paalakova|
|Favorite Actress:||Audrey Hepburn|
|Favorite Actor:||Surya, Dhanush, Rajnikanth|
|Car Collection:||Jaguar XF,
|Luxury House:||Hyderabad (worth of 10 crore)|
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Samantha Akkineni Biography
Samantha was born on 28 April 1987 into a middle-class family of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She did schooling and graduation in commerce in Chennai. As she was from middle-class family background, she started her career in modeling assignment while pursuing a commerce degree. She received a film offers while she was working with modeling assignment.
Actress Samantha did her first acting debut through the Telugu romance movie Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010. She received Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress. After that outstanding performance, she received lots of offers from movie producers. Samantha became the second actress who won both award Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress and Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress same year. Now, Samantha became the first choice for every south film producers.
Apart from movies and modeling, she is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and projects. Samantha also runs her own NGO named as Pratyusha Support and to provide medical support for women and children.
Samantha Family, Husband, Cast, Boyfriend
Samantha was born on 28 April 1987 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Her father’s name is Joseph Prabhu who is from Andhra Pradesh. Her mother’s name is Ninette is from Alappuzha, Kerala. She is the youngest child among three children of Prabhu. She has two elder brothers Jonathan and Devid. As she brought up in a mixed regional background from her mother and father, but she totally represents her self as a Tamilian. She and her family believe in Christianity.
Samantha was in a
She began dating famous south actor Naga Chaitanya in 2015. Their cute relationship converted into a marriage. Both Samantha and Naga Chaitanya engaged in a ceremony held in Hyderabad in 2017. After that, she got married in Goa as per Hindu traditional on 6th October 2017 and then by christian customs on 7th October 2017.
Samantha was born into a middle-class family of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on 28 April 1987. She did her schooling from Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School located in Chennai. After schooling, she got admission in Stella Maris College and completed a degree in commerce. During her college time, she started modeling assignment with Naidu Hall. During modeling assignment, she first spotted by filmmaker Ravi Varman. She started her film career through Gautam Menon’s Telugu film Ye Maya Chesave in 2010. Samantha got huge appreciation, fan following including Filmfare Awards. Also. that movie released in Tamil named as Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa. Both emerged successful for her.
Also in 2010, she did movies like Baana Kaathadi, Moscowin Kavery, and Brindavanam. In which Baana Kaathadi & Moscowin Kavery were Tamil movies and Brindavanam is Telugu movies. In 2011, she appeared in movies Nadunisi Naaygal and Dookudu. She was nominated at Filmfare Award for Best Actress Telugu for movie Dookudu. It was a
In 2012, she did movie Eega, Neethane En Ponvasantham, Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu, Ega was the highest grossing film of that year. Also, Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu released in three languages like Hindi, Tamil,
Samantha Akkineni’s movie journey from 2013 to 2015
Akkineni did many big budget movies during this period of time. In 2013, she featured in movie Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu along with Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu, It was commercially successful and received a positive response from critics. Moreover, the same year she did movies Ramayya Vasthavayya, Attarintiki Daredi, Jabardasth. Among them, Attarintiki Daredi was the highest grossing Telugu film of that year.
Following the year 2014, six movies released casting a lead role as
In the year 2015, she performed in three movies S/O Satyamurthy, 10 Endrathukulla, and Thanga Magan. Samantha’s glamour look along with Allu Arjun in a movie S/O Satyamurthy was loved by her fans. First time in movie Thanga Magan, she played a role of the homely wife of Dhanush in spite of glamour look. She received praise for acting in that movie.
Movie career from 2016 to present
Following the year 2017, she featured a third time along with Vijay in movie Mersai. Samantha’s hot performance received positive reviews and joined ₹200 crore club as a highest grossing Tamil film of 2017. Moreover, The same year, she also appeared in Telugu horror movie Raju Gari Gandhi 2 along with Nagarjuna Akkineni.
In 2018. Samantha appeared in movies Rangasthalam, Mahanati, Irumbu Thirai, Seema Raja, and
In 2019, she appeared with south movies like Super Delux, Majili, and O Baby! Yentha Sakkagunnave.
Some interesting facts about South Actress Samantha
Does Akkineni smokes?: Yes
Does Akkineni drinks alcohol?: Not Known
In 2012. she faced an immune system disorder for a long time. As a result, she had to take a break from the movies and lost many many movie offers.
Samantha endorses many popular brands like Hitachi, Mazza, South India Shopping Mall, Khazana Jewelry, NAC Jewellers, Flipkart Fashion, Big Bazaar. She used to donate the income from this endorsement to her own NGO ‘Pratyusha Support Foundation‘ which supports women and children for medical availability.
She got in controversy when she tweeted on her official twiiter account about Mahesh Babu’s Film Poster in 2013. That tweet did not go well along with Mahesh Babu’s fans and they started criticizing and dis-respecting her.
Samantha and Vijay’s song Selfie Pulla from movie Kaththi became popular on you tube. Samantha’s Hot look in that song has millions of views.
South Actress Samantha Akkineni used to post on Instagram regularly. She is also an active south actress on Twitter. Moreover, her official Instagram name is ‘
Hot Actress Samantha is one of the most followed south