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 Biography | Wiki
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|
|Eye Colour||Hazel Brown|
|Home town||Chennai (Tamil Nadu, India)|
|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)|
|Hobbies||Gardening, Reading, Travelling, listening Music, Gymming & Yoga|
- 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
|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
|Father Name||Joseph Prabhu|
|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
|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.
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’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
- 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.