In this article, we will read about Samantha Ruth Prabhu Age, Husband, Height, and Photos who is an Indian actress. So let’s go.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu Age, Height
Samantha Ruth Prabhu is an Indian actress. She predominantly works in Telegu and Tamil films.
She is the recipient of many accolades. She is one of the leading actresses in both the Tamil and Telugu film industries.
She is 35 years old. Her height is 1.58m. She is a social media sensation and loved by millions.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu Early Life
Samantha was born on 28 April 1987. Joseph Prabhu, a Telegu, is her father. Ninette Prabhu, a Malayali from Alappuzha, Kerala, is her mother.
She is the youngest child of the family. She has two elder brothers. They are Jonathan and David. Samantha was brought up in Pallavaram, which is in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Because of her upbringing, she became very fluent in Tamil. She has cited herself as a Tamilian, though she has a mixed regional background.
Samantha did her schooling at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. Then she went to Stella Maris College in Chennai to study commerce.
She started to work as a part-time model during his degree course. Soon she was noticed by film directors.
Samantha Photos Career
Samantha made her debut with the Telegu film, Ye Maaya Chesave ( 2010 ). It was directed by Gautham Menon.
Naga Chaitanya was the lead actor. A. R. Rahman composed the music for the film. People loved her performance in the movie.
She won Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress and a Nandi Award.
She next did films like Baana Kaathadi, Moscowin Kavery, Brindaavanam, etc.
Dookudu ( 2012 ) was an important Telegu film about Samantha who worked with Mahesh Babu. Eega, a film by S. S. Rajamouli was also released that year. The film was a major hit and earned INR 1.25 billion.
Samantha rocked in 2012 as she did another notable work. She portrayed the same character in Gautham Menon’s bilingual movie, Neethane En Ponvasantham ( Tamil ) and Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu ( Telegu ).
That year, she won Filmfare Award for Best Actress in both Tamil and Telugu.
She did films like Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Jabardasth and Attarintiki Daredi in 2013.
In 2014, she did six films ( Tamil + Telegu ). Among them, Manam was a notable film in which she acted with the Akkineni film family.
She received the Critics’ Best Actress at SIIMA Awards for her performance in Manam. The two Tamil films that she did were Anjaan and Kaththi.
Samantha next starred in the Tamil movie Thanga Magan ( 2015 ) opposite Dhanush. She also performed in There ( 2016 ), directed by Atlee.
Vijay was her co-star this time. She did some high-profile films in 2016 such as A Aa and Janatha Garage.
Some of her notable works are Mersal, Rangasthalam, Irumbu Thirai and Mahanati.
She did women-centric films like U-Turn ( 2018 ) and Oh! Baby ( 2019 ).
In 2021, Samantha made her web debut in the second season of the popular Hindi web series The Family Man.
There she portrayed the character of Raji who was the main antagonist. She gave a killer performance in that web series.
She also did her first item number song O Antava in the movie Pushpa: The Rise ( 2021 ) along with Allu Arjun. The song was a massive hit and was the top of YouTube.
Samantha is working on several projects. It was revealed that she would do a mythological film titled Shaakuntalam.
She is making her international debut in Arrangements of Love which is directed by Philip John.
She had signed a movie with director Shiva Nirvana in which she will be seen opposite Vijay Deverakonda.
Yashoda is also another upcoming movie of Samantha which will release in pan-India. It is produced by Sridevi Movies.
She will also be seen in a movie by a debutant director Shantaruban. Dream Warrior Pictures are producing it.
Samantha Akkineni Movie List
- 2010 – Ye Maaya Chesave, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, Baana Kaathadi, Moscowin Kavery, Brindavanam.
- 2011 – Nadunisi Naaygal, Dookudu.
- 2012 – Eega, Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu.
- 2013 – Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Jabardasth, Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru, Attarintiki Daredi, Ramayya Vasthavayya.
- 2014 – Manam, Autonagar Surya, Alludu Seenu, Anjaan, Rabhasa, Kaththi.
- 2015 – Son Of Satyamurthy, 10 Endrathukulla, Thanga Magan.
- 2016 – Theri, 24, Brahmotsavam, A Aa, Janatha Garage.
- 2017 – Raju Gari Gadhi 2, Mersal.
- 2018 – Rangasthalam, Mahanati, Irumbu Thirai, Seemaraja, U Turn.
- 2019 – Super Deluxe, Majili, Oh! Baby, Manmadhudu 2.
- 2020 – Jaanu.
- 2021 – Pushpa: The Rise, Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal.
Award List ( Won )
- CineMAA Awards – 3.
- TSR-TV9 National Film Awards – 2.
- Vikatan Awards – 1.
- Filmfare Awards South – 4.
- Nandi Awards – 2.
- Santosham Film Awards – 3.
- South Indian International Movie Awards – 6.
- IIFA Utsavam – 1.
- Vijay Awards – 1.
- Zee Cine Awards Telegu – 2.
- Zee Cine Awards Tamil – 1.
- Critics’ Choice Film Awards – 1.
- New York Cinematography Awards – 1.
- Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards – 1.
- Promax Awards – 1.
- Filmfare OTT Awards – 1.
- Others – 11.
Samantha Husband And Personal Life
Samantha started dating actor Naga Chaitanya in 2010. He was her first on-screen hero. They met on the set of Ye Maaya Chesave. The pair were in a relationship for several years and got engaged on 29 January 2017.
They got hitched in 2017 in Goa. Samantha became a member of the Akkineni family. She then began using her in-laws surname and became Samantha Akkineni.
But in July 2021, from all social media accounts, she removed her surname Akkineni. Rumour started that there was something wrong between Samantha and Naga Chaitanya.
They proved the rumor to be true. They separated their ways in October 2021.
Samantha faced serious skin problems in 2012. And she had to step out of some films because of her disease. She had also suffered from immunity disorder.
She registered her NGO Pratyusha Support in 2012. She is an active philanthropist.
She donates her earnings from events, endorsements and product launches. Her NGO provides medical support to women and children.
There are some controversies around Samantha. They are mostly about her opinions on Twitter.
Samantha is popular on social media. She has over 23 million followers on Instagram. Her beauty, charm, and personality attract people.
Recently Vijay Deverakonda has shared a cute video to wish her on her last birthday. That video went viral. We wish her the best. Keep shining.