Samantha Akkineni is an Indian actress who was born on 28 April 1987. She has started her career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. Then she won several awards such as Filmfare Awards.
When she was studying for her degree in commerce, Akkineni worked part-time on modeling assignments. She then received offers for several film roles.
- With her acting career, Akkineni is a top celebrity who supports various brands and products.
- Samantha basically works in the south Indian film industry but also works in the Tamil and Telugu film industry.
- She is the main actress in the industry. She is a highly paid actress in the industry.
- In 2012, she also started her own NGO, Pratyusha Support, to facilitate medical support for ladies and children.
- The earnings of her endorsements, product launches, and inauguration events are donated to support the foundation which helps needy people.
Samantha was born on 28 April 1987. But her father Prabhu belongs to a Telugu family and her mother Ninette belongs to a Malayali family.
Her mother is from Alappuzha, Kerala. At Pallavaram in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, then she grew up as the youngest child of the family to Prabhu and Ninette.
She has two elder brothers Jonathan and David. In spite of her mixed regional background, she has summoned herself as a Tamilian.
Professional Career Life:
Debut Career Movies:
- In 2011, her film Nadunisi Naaygal released, and the film received a good response.
- In 2012, Samantha worked in the big-budget Telugu film named Dookudu. She was working with handsome south actor Mahesh Babu. But this movie became one of the most successful Telugu films. The film got positive reviews from the public.
- In 2012, another film Ek Deewana Tha came out.
- In this same year, Neethane En Ponvasantham movie put out but in this film, Now she was working with south actor Jiva.
- Because of her meritorious acting, she won more awards for Best Actress such as the Vijay Awards, Santosham Film Awards, and the Cinema Awards.
- In 2013, her second movie with Mahesh Babu Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu released but this movie got a good public response.
- In 2013, she also acted with Pawan Kalyan in the family drama film named Attarintiki Daredi. But she also worked with Jr. NTR in the film Ramayya Vasthavayya this year.
- Samantha also starred in several big-budget films such as Anjaan, Kaththi, S/O Satyamurthy, Brahmotsavam, Theri, Mersal, and Janatha Garage.
Break from acting:
In 2012, Samantha suffered from an illness. Simultaneously, she took a two-month break from acting. Because she suffered from an immunity disorder. Therefore, she also took a further setback after her body did not reciprocate well to antibiotics.
She began dating Naga Chaitanya, an actor, in 2010. In January 2017, they were engaged in Hyderabad. Then she married him in Goa in traditional Hindu manners on 6 October 2017 and in Christian manners on 7 October 2017.
- Siddharth (2013-2015)
- Naga Chaitanya (2017-2020)
She started studying at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School firstly and then completed her degree in commerce at Stella Maris College, Chennai.
At the end of her undergraduate degree, she involved in modeling. Later, she was working with Naidu Hall, through which she was first offered by filmmaker Ravi Varman.
She worked in more South Indian movies but her movies were superhit. Specifically, she worked very well in her films.
Her Debut Films:
- Ye Maaya Chasave but in_2010(Telugu)
- Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa but in_2010(Tamil)
- Neethaane En Ponvasantham in_2012
- Eega in_2012
- Dookudu in_2011
- Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu in_2012
- Attarintiki Daredi in_2013
- Kaththi in_2014
- A Aa in_2016
- Theri in_2016
- 24 in_2016
- Mersal in_2017
- Rangasthalam in _2018
She won different awards and nominated for these awards. So, Some of them are as follow:
- In 2015, Best Actress (Winner)_IIFA Awards
- Best actress in 2012_Vikatan Awards (Winner)
Filmfare Awards :
- In_2011 Best female debut Telugu
- Best female actress Tamil in_2013
- In2013, Best female actress Telugu
- Best actress Telugu in_2017
- Best actress in 2011
- In 2012, Best actress
- Best actress in 2014
- In 2015_Best actress
- Best actress in 2015
- In 2017, Best actress
- In 2017_Best actress
- Best actress in 2019
- In 2019, Best actress
- In 2011, Best female debut
- Best Actress in_2013
- In 2015_Best Actress
- In 2011, Best Actress
- Best Actress in_2013
- In 2015_Best Actress
South Indian Awards:
- Best Actress Telugu in 2014
- In 2015, Best Actress Telugu
- Best Actress Telugu in 2019
- In 2016_Youth icon of south Telugu
- Best actress Telugu in 2012
- In 2013, Best actress Telugu
- Best actress Tamil in 2012
- In 2015_Best actress Telugu
- Best actress Telugu in 2016
- In 2015, Best actress Tamil
- Best actress Tamil in 2017
- In 2017_Best actress Telugu
- Best actress Telugu in 2019
- In 2019, Best actress Tamil
- Best actress in 2013
- Best debut actress in 2011
- Favorite Heroin in 2013
- Favorite Heroin in 2014
Zee Cinema Award:
- Jury award in 2020
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