Samantha Birthday Celebrations 2021: Akkineni Samantha Birthday Special Story

Samantha Akkineni, a prominent name in the Telugu film industry celebrates her 34th birthday today. Wife to the fellow actor Nagachaitanya and daughter-in-law to the veteran actor Nagarjuna, Samantha is a former model turned actress who debuted with a Telugu hit film Ye Maaya Chesave directed by Gautham Menon in the year 2010. The film fetched her the best debutant award (Flimfare) and a Nandi Award as well. Born to a Telugu father and a Malayali mother Samantha considers herself a true Tamilian, as she was brought up in Chennai. Known as Yasodha amongst her friends,
in the year 2012, Samantha became the second actress ever to win both the Filmfare award for best Tamil and Telugu actress respectively for her films Neethaaane En Ponvasantham (Tamil) and Eega (Telugu). She has done a variety of noteworthy roles in films like Mahanati- a biographical drama based on the life of Indian actress savithri (played by keerthy suresh) where Samantha played the role of a journalist who unravels hitherto unknown facts about savithri. In the super hit Tamil film Super Deluxe (which fetched Vijaysetupathi National Flim Award) Samantha played a prominent character as well.

She also played a female lead in the Telugu adaptation of the Tamil superhit 99. In the original film, the lead actress was Trisha Krishnan. Interestingly, Trisha Krishnan is the favourite actress of Samantha Akkineni. She has also featured in a music video with her debut film director Gautham Menon.

Samantha Akkineni also runs an NGO named ‘Pratyusha Support’ which provides health care services to those who are in need but cannot afford.

In the year 2015Samantha played a character of a diabetic in the Telugu flick S/O Satyamurthy. Offscreen, she indeed suffered from diabetes in the year 2013. She recovered from it later.

Samantha Akkineni has also done a Hindi film “Ek Deewana Tha” directed by Gautham Menon, which was again a remake of the Tamil blockbuster Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa directed by Gautham Menon as well. Clearly, her repertoire of films suggest she has knack for choosing inspiring and entertaining characters and we see the same in the coming times, we can say. Here’s wishing the Lady superstar a very Happy Birthday.

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