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Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) Biography | Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height In feet, Family , Religion & More

Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) Biography | Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height In feet, Family , Religion & More

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Samantha Akkineni is also known by the name Samantha Ruth Prabhu and She is a very popular actress of South Film Industry. She has worked in the Tamil film industry as well as the Telugu film industry. She has made her debut in the Bollywood film industry with the web series Family Man Season 2.

Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) Biography | Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height In feet, Family , Religion & More

Samantha Akkineni Biography | Wiki

Real Name
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Other Name Samantha Akkineni
Nick Name Yasodha, Sam
Date Of Birth 28 April 1987
Age (As In 2021)
34 years
Birthplace Chennai (Tamil Nadu, India)
Height  5 feet 5 inches OR 165cm OR 1.65m
Weight 53 Kg
Eye Colour Hazel Brown
Hair Colour Black
Home town Chennai (Tamil Nadu, India)
Nationality Indian
Religion Christianity
Zodiac sign Taurus
Food Habit Vegan
School Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School (Chennai, India)
College/University Stella Maris College, Chennai
Educational Qualification Degree in Commerce (Stella Maris College, Chennai)
Profession Actress
Hobbies Gardening, Reading, Travelling, listening Music, Gymming & Yoga
Shoe Size 36
  • She was born on 28 April 1987 in a lower middle class family in Chennai.
  • Her early childhood was spent in Kerala, but her family shifted to Chennai when she was able to attend school.
  • After finishing her initial studies she joined college but at that time her family’s financial situation was not good, she started modeling on the suggestion of a friend and in this way she started getting photo shoot offers due to which her financial condition Slightly corrected.
  • in 2007, she was first spotted by filmmaker Ravi Varman. He had seen a 3-minute modeling video of Samantha which impressed him a lot. Ravi Varman was a cinematographer but had written a story on which he wanted to make a film and for that film he was looking for a new actress. Moscowin Kavery was Ravi Varman’s first film as a director and he chose Samantha as the heroine for this film.
  • Ravi Varman took 3 years to make this film and the film was released in 2010.

  • However, this film was not Samantha’s first film. During the shooting of the Moscowin Kavery film, South’s famous director Gautham Menon noticed Samantha and offered her a Telugu film named “Ye Maaya Chesave” and the film was Samantha’s debut film and the lead hero in this film was Naga Chaitanya. She was awarded the Best Female Debut at the Filmfare Awards for her acting in this film.
  • Samantha’s first two films were super hit but after that some of Samantha’s films were not successful But after this her film brindavanam and dookudu were a hit. After this, Samantha started getting offers of big film and her successive hit films were released. In the year 2012, Samantha got an opportunity to work in S. S. Rajamouli’s film egga and the film was a blockbuster film. After the release of this film, Samantha became very popular in South India as well as in the whole country and the film was released in Hindi language as Makkhi. She was awarded the Best Actress Award at the Film Fair for this film.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s Favourite Things

Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) Biography | Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height In feet, Family , Religion & More

Favourite Beverage Black Coffee
Favourite Food Sushi, Sweet Pongal, Paalakova, Dairy Milk Chocolate
Favourite Colour White & Yellow
Favourite Tv Show The West Wing
Favourite Actor Rajnikanth, Dhanush & Suriya
Favourite Actress Audrey Hepburn (British Actress)
Favourite Director Woody Allen, Mani Ratnam
Favourite Destination
Miami (Earlier her favorite destination was London)
Favourite Book The Secret By Rhonda Byrne

Samantha Akkineni’s Family

Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) Biography | Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height In feet, Family , Religion & More

Father Name Joseph Prabhu
Mother Name  Ninette
Brother Name  Jonathan and David

Samantha Akkineni’s Film Career

Debut Tamil Film Name Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)
Debut Telugu Film Name Ye Maaya Chesave (2010)
Debut Web Series The Family Season 2 (2021)

Boyfriend | Affairs | Husband Name

Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) Biography | Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height In feet, Family , Religion & More

Affairs Siddharth (2013-2015)

Marital Status Divorced
Marriage Date 6 October 2017
Husband Name Naga Chaitanya (2015-2021)
  • Samantha met Naga Chaitanya during the shooting of her debut film.
  • Naga Chaitanya proposed Samantha in Maldives.

controversy

Mahesh Babu and Kriti Sanon’s film was released in the year 2014, which was titled Nenokkadine, but when the poster of this film was released, some people objected to the poster of this film, in which Samantha was at the forefront. In the poster of this film, Mahesh Babu was walking forward and Kriti Sanon was seen walking like an animal after which Samantha tweeted from her twitter account that this poster is insulting Kriti Sanon and the makers should pay attention to it. After this, the censor board had removed the poster, keeping in mind Samantha’s tweet.

Samantha Akkineni net worth

Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) Biography | Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height In feet, Family , Religion & More

  • Samantha Akkineni’s net worth is over ₹ 400000000. She charges Rs 2 crores for doing a film, besides she also earns money through promotion of many brands. She has launched her own fashion brand named saaki.

Some Interesting Facts About Samantha Akkineni

Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) Biography | Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height In feet, Family , Religion & More

  • She pays a lot of attention to her fitness and goes to the gym daily and takes a controlled diet, so she is one of the fittest actresses in the South Film Industry.
  • She had told during an interview that she got tattoo when she was 18 years old and she started feeling that she had fallen in love and was going to get married. She has a tattoo of her first film on her neck. She has a total of four tattoos on her body.

  • During an interview, she was asked that what is the strangest rumor you have heard about yourself? Responding to this she said that she hears the rumors of her pregnancy every week.
  • Samantha’s oldest friend in the film industry is Rahul.
  • Following are the name of her most liked movies:- Theri, Majili, Egga, Jaanu , Anjaan, Son Of Satyamurthy, marsal, U Turn, janta Garage, Ramaiya Vastavaiya
  • She runs an NGO named Pratyusha under which she provides free treatment to poor children and women.
  • Samantha was shocked by the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. After which she wrote a post on his Instagram, sharing the picture of Sushant Singh Rajput.

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