Samantha Akkineni Wiki Age Husband Caste Family Biography

Samantha Akkineni is an Indian actress, mainly works in Telugu & Tamil film industry. She is a cute, stylish & talented actress. Checkout more about Samantha Akkineni wiki, age, husband, family, daughter & son, Caste, biography details here.
Samantha Akkineni
Samantha Ruth Akkineni

Wiki/Biography

Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) was born on 28 April 1987 (age 31 years) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to  Joseph Prabhu and Ninette. She has two brothers Jonathan, David Prabhu.
Samantha's parents
Samantha's parents
According to media reports, Samantha dated Siddharth Suryanarayan for 2 to 3 years.
Samantha dated Siddharth Suryanarayan
Samantha with Siddharth Suryanarayan
She began dating actor Naga Chaitanya in 2015 and the pair were engaged in a ceremony in Hyderabad during January 2017. She got married as per Hindu traditional customs on 6 October 2017 and then by Christian customs on 7 October 2017 in Goa.
Samantha with Husband Naga Chaitanya
Samantha with Husband Naga Chaitanya
*Naga Chaitanya is the elder son of Akkineni Nagarjuna.

Physical Appearance

Samantha Akkineni is 5 ft 5 inches (165 cm) tall and weighs over 55 Kg. Her Body Measurements are 34-26-34 Inches.  She's shoe size 8 and dress size 4. She has black color hair and Hazel Brown color eyes. Her zodiac sign Taurus.

School & Career

Samantha Akkineni brought up in Chennai and did her schooling from Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. She completed her Degree in Commerce from Stella Maris College, Chennai.

Towards the end of her undergraduate degree she became involved in modelling, notably working with Naidu Hall, through which she was first spotted by filmmaker Ravi Varman

Samantha began her professional film career with Gautham Menon's Telugu film, Ye Maaya Chesave (2010). Ye Maaya Chesave fetched her the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress and a Nandi Award. Samantha's next release was the romantic drama, Baana Kaathadi (2010), opposite Adharvaa.
Samantha first movie
Samantha first movie
Samantha featured in the big budget Telugu film, Dookudu (2012) alongside Mahesh Babu, which became one of the most successful Telugu films of all time. 
Samantha first movie with Mahesh Babu
Samantha first movie with Mahesh Babu
Samantha next featured in S. S. Rajamouli's live action Telugu-Tamil bilingual project Eega (2012), portraying a micro artist who runs a NGO and takes revenge for the murder of her lover. The film went on to become a large commercial success, grossing more than Rs. 1.25 billion, and went on to be dubbed in several foreign and Indian languages.
Eega Movie
Eega Movie Poster
Samantha suffered from an extended period of illness in 2012, which saw her having to opt out of big film projects and take a two-month break from acting. She suffered from an immunity disorder and then had a further setback after her body did not respond well to antibiotics.

The romantic comedy film Jabardasth (2013), in which she portrayed a wedding planner, became a commercial failure. Samantha then starred alongside Pawan Kalyan in the family drama, Attarintiki Daredi (2013), which emerged as the highest-grossing Telugu film upon release.
Attarintiki Daredi
Attarintiki Daredi
Samantha also featured in three high-profile Telugu films during 2016; while Srikanth Addala's family drama Brahmotsavam opposite Mahesh Babu was a box office failure, her role in Trivikram Srinivas's romantic comedy, A Aa alongside Nithiin, won her critical and commercial acclaim.
A Aa movie
A Aa movie 

Movie List

Title Year Role(s) Director Language(s)
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa 2010 Nandini Gautham Menon Tamil
Ye Maaya Chesave 2010 Jessie Gautham Menon Telugu
Baana Kaathadi 2010 Priya Badri Venkatesh Tamil
Moscowin Kavery 2010 Kavery Ravi Varman Tamil
Brindavanam 2010 Indu Vamsi Paidipally Telugu
Nadunisi Naaygal 2011 Asylum patient Gautham Menon Tamil
Dookudu 2011 Prashanthi Srinu Vaitla Telugu
Ekk Deewana Tha 2012 Samantha Gautham Menon Hindi
Eega 2012 Bindu S. S. Rajamouli Telugu
Naan Ee 2012 Bindu S. S. Rajamouli Tamil
Neethaane En Ponvasantham 2012 Nithya Vasudevan Gautham Menon Tamil
Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu 2012 Nithya Yelavarthy Gautham Menon Telugu
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu 2013 Geetha Srikanth Addala Telugu
Jabardasth 2013 Shreya B. V. Nandini Reddy Telugu
Something Something 2013 Sundar C. Telugu
Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru 2013 Tamil
Attarintiki Daredi 2013 Sashi Trivikram Srinivas Telugu
Ramayya Vasthavayya 2013 Akarsha Harish Shankar Telugu
Manam 2014 Krishnaveni and Priya Vikram Kumar Telugu
Autonagar Surya 2014 Sirisha Deva Katta Telugu
Alludu Seenu 2014 Anjali V. V. Vinayak Telugu
Anjaan 2014 Jeeva N. Lingusamy Tamil
Rabhasa 2014 Indu Santosh Srinivas Telugu
Kaththi 2014 Ankitha AR Murugadoss Tamil
S/O Satyamurthy 2015 Sameera Trivikram Srinivas Telugu
10 Endrathukulla 2015 Shakila and Gadgi Moi Vijay Milton Tamil
Thanga Magan 2015 Yamuna Velraj Tamil
Bangalore Naatkal 2016 Grace Bhaskar Tamil
Theri 2016 Mithra Atlee Tamil
24 2016 Sathya Vikram Kumar Tamil
Brahmotsavam 2016 Mithra Srikanth Addala Telugu
A Aa 2016 Anasuya Ramalingam Trivikram Srinivas Telugu
Janatha Garage 2016 Bujji Koratala Siva Telugu
Raju Gari Gadhi 2 2017 Amrutha Ohmkar Telugu
Mersal 2017 Tara Atlee Tamil
Rangasthalam** 2018 TBA Sukumar Telugu
Irumbu Thirai** 2018 Rathi Devi P. S. Mithran Tamil
Super Deluxe** 2018 Vaembu Thiagarajan Kumararaja Tamil
Mahanati** 2018 Jamuna Nag Ashwin Telugu
Nadigaiyar Thilagam** 2018 Tamil
Mahanati** 2018 Malayalam
Untitled film** 2018 TBA Ponram Tamil

Award List

Year Award Category Film Result
2011 CineMAA Awards Best Female Debut Ye Maaya Chesave Won
58th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
Best Female Debut Won
Nandi Awards Special Jury Award Won
TSR TV9 Film Awards Best Heroine Nominated
5th Vijay Awards Best Debut Actress Baana Kaathadi Nominated
2012 59th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Dookudu Nominated
1st South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
2013 Vikatan Awards Best Actress Neethaane En Ponvasantham Won
7th Vijay Awards Best Actress Won
Favourite Heroine Nominated
60th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Tamil Won
2nd South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress – Tamil Nominated
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Best Actress (Special Prize) Won
60th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Eega Won
TSR TV9 Film Awards Best Actress Nominated
CineMAA Awards Best Actress Won
Santosham Film Awards Best Actress Won
2nd South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
Nandi Awards Best Actress Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu Won
2014 Margadarsi Big Telugu Entertainment Awards Best Actress 2013 Attarintiki Daredi Won
TSR-TV9 Film Awards Best Heroine Nominated
3rd South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress – Telugu Won
Santosham Film Awards Best Actress Nominated
61st Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
2015 CineMAA Awards Best Actress Manam Won
4th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress (Critics) – Telugu Won
Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
62nd Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
2nd Behindwoods Gold Medal Ceremony People's Choice Actress Anjaan , Kaththi Won
62nd Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Tamil Kaththi Nominated
4th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress – Tamil Nominated
9th Vijay Awards Favourite Heroine Nominated
Mercedes Benz RITZ STYLE AWARDS (Chennai Edition) RITZ Solitaire Award - Won
2016 5th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress – Telugu S/O Satyamurthy Nominated
Youth Icon of South India - Won
Edison Awards Best Actress Thanga Magan Nominated
2017 Zee Cinemalu Awards Queen of Box-Office A Aa, Brahmotsavam, Janatha Garage Won
6th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress - Telugu A Aa Nominated
2nd IIFA Utsavam Awards Best Actress - Telugu Won
64th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress - Telugu Won
Santosham Film Awards Best Actress Won
64th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress - Tamil Theri Nominated
6th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress - Tamil Nominated
64th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress - Tamil 24 Nominated
4th Behindwoods Gold Medal Ceremony People's Choice Actress  Theri, 24 Won

Controversy:

  • In September 2013, Samantha created a stir by posting a controversial tweet on her social media account. The tweet was with respect to the first poster of Mahesh Babu's film, Nenokkadine. It read, "Saw a poster of a yet to be released Telugu film. Not only is it deeply regressive, but it's point is actually that it is deeply regressive." The tweet did not go well with the fans of Mahesh Babu and they started criticizing and dis-respecting her.
    Mahesh Babu's film Nenokkadine
    Mahesh Babu's film Nenokkadine
  • In support of Samantha, her then boyfriend, Siddharth joined the conversation and started making derogatory comments against fans, by calling them haters and terrorists.
  • The fans were unhappy to such an extent that as per topsy.com, the hashtag #GetLostSamanthaAndSiddharth received 11,000+ tweets in just five hours.

Favourite Things

  • Favourite Food: Sushi, Sweet pongal, Dairy milk chocolate, Paalakova.
  • Favourite Actors: Dhanush, Suriya, Rajnikanth.
  • Favourite Actress: Audrey Hepburn.
  • Favourite Directors: Mani Ratnam, Woody Allen.
  • Favourite TV Show: American: The West Wing.
  • Favourite Book: The Secret by Rhonda Byrne.
  • Favourite Destination: London.
  • Favourite Book: The Secret By Rhonda Byrne.

Facts:

  • She was a bright student and used to top the class all the time.
  • Samantha’s family wasn’t financially well-off, and thus in order to generate some extra pocket money, she decided to take up modelling at a very young age.
  • In 2012, due to an immune system disorder, she had to take a long break from movies; the use of antibiotics had further deteriorated her condition. Owing to this period, she lost a lot of film offers.
  • The same year, she underwent a nose job surgery, to enhance her looks. Samantha Ruth Prabhu nose job.
    Samantha underwent a nose job surgery
    Samantha underwent a nose job surgery
  • She was diagnosed with diabetes in 2013.
  • Samantha, a philanthropist, is the founder of the charitable trust Pratyusha Support. The trust provides medical support for women and children from the financially weaker sections.
    Samantha is a philanthropist
    Samantha is a philanthropist