Samantha Akkineni Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Movies, Biography & More

Samantha Akkineni is an Indian actress.

Samantha Akkineni Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Movies, Biography & More

The hottest actress in Telugu cinema just raised the bar of style in quarantine by showcasing her five new piercings. And, we are talking about none other than the beautiful and dynamic Samantha Akkineni. The stunner, who's known to be the tattoo queen of South India, just set another trend by opting for body piercing.

The stunner shared a close-up picture with fans on Instagram. While we know that her ears were pierced already, we could spot four new piercings, including one on the cartilage, which is said to be one of the most sensitive parts of the human body.

Interestingly, we've heard that it hurts the most to get one's cartilage pierced and when a fan asked Samantha the same with her comment, "How painful were they... ? Planning to have my cartilage one done." Samantha Akkineni replied by saying that it hurt only for a second and she thought it was no big deal.

Samantha Akkineni has changed her name once again on social media. After going by ‘S’ for some time day after announcing her split from her husband  Naga Chaitanya, Samantha Akkineni has changed her name on social media. After going by ‘S’ for a while, she changed it back to ‘Samantha’.The actor, however, has still not gone back to her maiden name, Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Incidentally, it was her social media name change that sparked rumors of her split with Naga Chaitanya in the first place.

Samantha and Chaitanya confirmed they had split with notes on social media for their followers on Saturday. "To all our well-wishers. After much deliberation and thought Chay and I have decided to part ways as husband and wife to pursue our own paths. We are fortunate to have a friendship of over a decade that was the very core of our relationship which we believe will always hold a special bond between us. We request our fans, well-wishers, and the media to support us during this difficult time and give us the privacy we need to move on. Thanking you for your support,” she wrote in her post.

Later, Chaitanya's father, actor Nagarjuna Akkineni also shared a message about them. "With a heavy heart let me say this! Whatever happened between Sam and Chay is very unfortunate. What happens between a wife and husband is very personal. Sam and Chay both are dear to me. My family will always cherish the moments spent with Sam and she will always be dear to us! May God bless them both with strength,” he wrote.

Chaitanya and Samantha got married on October 7, 2017. There were also reports that she was looking to shift base to Mumbai from Hyderabad. On being asked about it during an Instagram Q&A session, she said, “I don’t know where this rumor started but just like a hundred other rumors, not true. Hyderabad is my home, and will always be my home. Hyderabad is giving me everything and I will continue to live here very happily.”

Actors Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya's divorce rumors have been doing the rounds for the last few weeks. The rumors started when Samantha dropped Akkineni from her name on all her social media accounts. The couple has so far not spoken up about the speculation about their strained relationship. Amid their divorce speculation, it was also reported that the couple is living separately and that Samantha plans on moving to Mumbai.

Recently, Samantha Akkineni held a QnA session on Instagram for her fans. A fan asked her if she has plans to shift base to Mumbai. Responding to the question, Samantha shot a video and said, "I really don’t know where this rumor started. But just like 100 other rumors, not true. Hyderabad is my home and will always be my home. Hyderabad has given me everything and I will continue to live here very happily".

While every newbie bride has a zillion mixed emotions that she goes through during her wedding, the very thought of a complete 360-degree turn in her life also takes a toll on her. That is exactly where the actual role of in-laws comes into play. It is their foremost duty to make their bahu feel welcomed. And we bet that the Akkineni family did a wondrous job in making their superstar bahu, Samantha Akkineni feels ‘at home’ post her wedding. How do we know? The latest statement of Samantha will make you go all ‘aww’.

Samatha Akkineni is extremely close and adored by her in-laws. Like a doting bahu, she had penned a heartfelt birthday wish for her father-in-law, Nagarjuna, along with a picture of him. Her million-dollar note for her Sasur Ji could be read as “What everyone seeks you have found... just being around you I have learned to only look within for happiness... it is your beautiful mind, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love… you have defeated age, my mama, #happybirthdayking You will continue to inspire generation after generation... you are pure goals.”

In the Telegu version of Feet Up With The Stars, Samatha Akkineni got all candid and shared the beauty of being a part of such a famous and amazing family. She shared, “Swear to God, there was no pressure. Both the families are like friends and are so open with their children and treat them like adults who are capable of making their own decisions without any fear. I feel it (being part of the Akkineni and Daggubati family) has been more of a strength because I have the advice of amazing people. I can now call Suresh's uncle and say, ‘I have this doubt’ and he’s like the wizard of the Telugu industry. If you can answer his questions, your film is a hit." And then, Samantha went on to reveal the name of the person who adds color to her life, “My father-in-law Nagarjuna. He is the bible on how to live your life." Isn’t it amazing?

On August 29, 2019, South superstar, Nagarjuna turned 60. For the same, his sons, Chaitanya Akkineni, Akhil Akkineni, and the former’s wife, Samantha Akkineni had jetted off to Ibiza, to give him a surprise to remember. An India Today report had it that the younger lot of Akkinenis’ were to host a private party for the 60-year-old star. It was also stated in the report that there would be a week-long celebration on the occasion of Nagarjuna’s birthday! In similar lines, Samantha had taken to Instagram and posted a full family glimpse, comprising of herself, hubby, Chaitanya, father-in-law, Nagarjuna, Chay's step-mother, Amala Akkineni, and Chay’s half-brother, Akhil Akkineni from their holiday. Sharing the picture, she had written, “Nag mama says “Thank you for all the love... always and forever… your blessings matter the most.

Not just her father-in-law, Samantha Akkineni shares an equally beautiful bond with her mother-in-law (Nagarjuna's first wife and Naga Chaitanya's mother), Lakshmi Daggubati. A picture shared by the There actress had made us swoon, wherein she had sported a light-blue kurta and had twinned with her Sasu maa. While who had looked better was difficult to decide, Samantha’s heartfelt caption had a lot to reveal. In the caption, she had also revealed her hubby, Naga Chaitanya’s take on their twinning spree, “Twinning with my MIL .. walked out in the same outfit on the same day (no planning involved)... all the approval I need @chayakkineni men to search for women similar to their mothers ... suddenly this seems right @payalkhandwala.”

Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya had dated for over 8 years and had then tied the nuptial bond in 2017. In an interview on Famously Filmfare, Samantha had talked about the times when things didn’t work out between them. The actress from Tollywood was quoted as saying, “It took us eight years to be at the same point. Because there were times when I really liked him, and he was not in that space. And there were times when we wanted to work it out, but external factors. It took us a very long time to be in the same space.”

In a recent interview with, Naga Chaitanya answered the most wanted question about their life, which is, when will the couple embrace parenthood? An all-sporty Chay had shared with the portal that ‘good news’ might come soon! The doting hubby had also described his current life state as “beautiful”. Chaitanya further added, “I'm very thankful. Nothing to ask for anymore."

The most popular couple in the Telugu film industry is Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya who have always managed to give major #lovegoals with their uniqueness and charming personalities. The two manage to paint the town red with their love and we love seeing them together. Both Samantha and Naga are quite active on social media and often share their cute PDA pictures.

Well, there is news that actress Samantha and her husband Naga acquired beach-facing land in Goa and are building a lavish farmhouse in the beautiful location. There are reports that state that the construction works on the land have started and a popular architecture company based in Goa is working on the project. Well, the construction is expected to be completed by mid-2022. 

Actress  Samantha started her cinema journey simultaneously with Tamil and Telugu and developed as a leading actress. She has paired up with several leading heroes in Tamil and Telugu and delivered several lovely performances. The ' Jaanu'  actress's dream of working with lead actors Mahesh babu and Suriya Suriya has already been accomplished. But did you know that Samantha has a big dream of sharing the screen with shah rukh khan?

Yes, you read it right! Samantha shared about her dream actors in her recent interview. Reportedly, the actress took three names – Mahesh Babu, Suriya, and Shah Rukh Khan. But her dream of sharing screen space with Shah Rukh Khan is still on the wishlist, and let's hope that it also gets fulfilled soon. After working tirelessly for 11 years, Samantha decided to go for a break, and fans wish that it could stay as a temporary break.

Tollywood's super hit on-screen and real-life couple Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Akkineni is one of the most loved pairs.

Every Indian actor dreams of creating a fandom across the country and Chay and Sam are no exception. Apart from getting the tag of pan-India actor and creating a fan base in every state, every actor also dreams just to be like a common man. Through a step-by-step journey, the Majili actors are turning their dreams into reality. Here we compile a few things that will explain the claims in detail.

Being the son of the Telugu film industry's superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna Rao and related to a family with several members linked to the film industry, it was not a tough job for Chay to step into the film industry. However, he underwent special training before making his debut in 2009 with Josh. 

Chay is well admired for pulling off his characters in a natural way. In his acting career spanning over a decade with over 20 movies, the actor has given multiple hit movies and earned several awards. Like his father, Chay has now stepped into the Bollywood industry. Chay will be making his Hindi movie debut with Aamir Khan's Starrer Laal Singh Chaddha which is one of the hyped movies. 

Well, time will reveal how Hindi film lovers accept the Tollywood star. 

Unlike hubby Chay, Tollywood queen Samantha has already made her debut in Bollywood with The Family Man: Season 2, starring Manoj Bajpayee in the lead. Sam engraved a milestone in the BTown with her stellar performance portraying Raji's character which was streamed on the OTT platform. Though there are no updates regarding her next project in Bollywood, fans hope she will soon enthrall the pan-India audience. 

Chay and Sam shared screen space for the first time in the romantic drama Ye Maaya Chesave directed by Gautham Menon. The 2010's Telugu flick became a huge success at the box office and went on to become a cult movie. Since then, the actors haven't looked back. The power couple has worked together in four movies- Ye Maaya Chesave, Manam, Majili, and Autonagar Surya of which three, except for Autonagar Surya, were major superhits.

Following the footprints of Nagarjuna, Chay and Sam have stepped into Bollywood to leave a mark as pan-India actors. Isn't this a dream come true moment for them!

Everyone dreams of making wedding arrangements at a scenic location and compiling several other things to make it memorable. The Tollywood star couple made it happen as they tied the knot in Goa in 2017. Sam and Chay married as per traditional Hindu customs and then the next day they took sacred oaths/vows as per Christian customs. Sam and Chay certainly fulfilled the dream of a grand destination wedding. 

Goa happens to be the favorite holiday destination in the country for the duo. Both Sam and Chay love to party in Goa and during their breaks both fly to the coastal state to get the much-needed relaxation.

Moreover, the star couple was in search of a lavish beach-facing property in Goa to build a farmhouse. As per reports, they found one such property and purchased it for a huge amount. Reports are abuzz that the couple has started constructing a farmhouse recently and it will expectedly get ready by next year.

 Living life with the fulfillment of dreams and walking every step with your hand locked in your Life-partner's hand is what every normal human expects. Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Akkineni together have set major couple goals for their fans and admirers. Isn't it!

On the work front, Chay will be next seen in Laal Singh Chadha alongside Aamir Khan while Samantha has wrapped up the shooting of Shaakuntalam which will hit the theatres next year. Shakuntala also marks the debut of Allu Arjun's daughter Allu Arha as a child artist portraying the character of Shakuntala's son Bharata. 

Shakuntala is an upcoming mythological drama film in the Telugu language written and directed by Gunasekhar. The movie is based on the popular Indian play Shakuntala by Kalidasa.

Samantha Akkineni is an Indian actress who has established a career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She was born on 28 April 1987 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. She completed her school education at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. After that, she completed a degree in commerce at Stella Maris College, Chennai.

Samantha Akkineni has a Stunning figure and she is 165 cm tall which is 5 feet 5 inches. She has a keen interest to maintain her body fitness her weight is 53 kg. Samantha Akkineni is very health conscious she always takes care of her looks and appearance. She visits the gym regularly and her figure measurement is 34-26-34 she has attractive Black hair and Hazel Brown eyes.

Samantha Akkineni, Dev Mohan, director Gunasekhar and producer Dil Raju launched their upcoming magnum-opus Shaakuntalam on Monday. In the ‘epic love story, Samantha will be seen playing the titular role while Sufiyum Sujatayum fame Dev Mohan will be making his Telugu debut with the film in which he plays the role of Dushyant. Talking about being a part of Shaakuntalam, Samantha said it is a gift to her from Dil Raju and Gunasekhar as she has always wanted to play either a princess or a lead in a period drama.

“In the journey of 50 films, I have done different roles and different genres. I have even attempted action in The Family Man and have also portrayed a villain but my dream role has always been to be in a period film or play a princess,” Samantha said at the film’s launch event, which took place today.

Real Name Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Other Name Samantha Akkineni
Nickname Yasodha, Yasho, Sam
Profession Actress
Debut Film-Ye Maaya Chesave (Telugu), Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (Tamil)
Language Known Hindi, English, Telugu & Tamil
Date Of Birth 28 April 1987
Age (as in 2020) 33 Years
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Taurus
Height in Centimetres 165 cm
Height In Meters 1.65 m
Height in Inches 5’5″
Weight in Kilograms 53 kg
Weight in Pounds 117 lbs
Figure Measurement (approx) 34-26-34
Eye Color Hazel Brown
Hair Color Black
Father Joseph Prabhu
Mother Ninette Prabhu
Sister N/A
Brother Jonathan Prabhu, David Prabhu
Religion Christianity
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Siddharth, Naga Chaitanya
Husband Naga Chaitanya
Educational Qualification Degree in Commerce
School Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School
Collage/University Stella Maris College
Favorite Actors Dhanush, Suriya, Rajnikanth, shah rukh khan
Favorite Actress Audrey Hepburn, Kriti Sanon 
Food Habit Non- Vegetarian
Favorite Perfume Byredo Perfume
Favorite Food Sushi, Sweet Pongal, Dairy milk chocolate, Paalakova
Favorite Directors Mani Ratnam, Woody Allen
Favorite TV Shows American- The West Wing
Favorite Book The Secret By Rhonda Byrne
Hobbies Reading, listening to music, shopping, gymming
Favorite color Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Car Collection Not Known
Favorite Holiday Destination London
Salary (approx) Not Known
Net Worth (approx) 80 Crore INR


Twitter –@Samanthaprabhu2