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Samantha Akkineni Biography

Samantha Akkineni is a South Indian actress and model who appears in Tamil and Telugu films. Born to Malayalee and Telugu parents, Samantha was brought up in Tamil Nadu and pursued a career in modelling during her late teens.

Despite signing up to Ravi Varman's Moscowin Kaveri in mid 2007, her first major release was the critically acclaimed Gautham Menon film, Ye Maaya Chesave.

Early Life And Family

Born on April 28, 1987 to a Malayalee mother and a Telugu father, Samantha was brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, becoming fluent in the Tamil language. On the 6th of October, 2017, she got married to Naga Chaitanya as per Hindu traditions in Goa. The next day, they had a Christian wedding celebration.

Career


Samantha's first release was Indira Productions' Gautham Menon directed, Ye Maaya Chesave. The film, a simultaneous remake of the Tamil film Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, created much hype prior to its release, primarily due to the successful soundtrack of A. R. Rahman.

She got the Filmfare award for the Best Debut Actress for this movie in both languages (Tamil & Telugu).
 

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