Samantha Ruth Prabhu popularly known as Samantha Ruth Akkineni is an Indian Tamil and Telugu actress. Ruth was born on 28 April 1987 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in India to a mother from Kerala and a father from Andhra Pradesh.
She thus identifies as a person of mixed origin. Samantha is married to Naga Chaitanya, a fellow actor. Samantha is one of Tollywood’s most famous actresses. She earned her first big break as an actress acting in the film Ye Maaya Chesave where she bagged two film awards for her role in the film.
In the film, she starred alongside fellow actor and future husband Naga Chaitanya. The two tied the knot in a colorful ceremony in October 2017. Much like in the story, Naga is a Hindu while Samantha identifies as Christian. They had two wedding ceremonies, A Hindu ceremony and a Christian one.
Samantha is a pretty controversial actress and has gained notoriety for speaking her mind on her Twitter page where she has called out director Mahesh Babu for a poster which she termed as “deeply regressive”. The director’s fans came after Samantha but she did not back down and eventually, the director was forced to apologize after other agents of the film industry criticized him too.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu wiki
|Real Birth Name:||Samantha Ruth Prabhu|
|Other Name:||Samantha Akkineni|
|Nickname:||Yasodha, Yasho, Sam|
|Height (approx.):||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet-Inches- 5′ 5”
|Weight (approx.):||in Kilograms- 53 kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.):||34-26-34|
|Date of Birth:||28 April 1987|
|Age (as in 2019):||32 Years|
|Birth Place:||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|School:||Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai|
|College:||Stella Maris College, Chennai|
|Educational Qualifications:||Degree in Commerce|
|Debut:||Film: Ye Maaya Chesave (2010, Telugu film)
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010, Tamil film)
|Affairs/Boyfriends:||Siddharth (2013-2015), Naga Chaitanya (2015-present)|
|Husband:||Naga Chaitanya (Actor, m. 2017 – present)|
|Marriage Date:||6 October 2017|
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Lesser Known Facts about Samantha Ruth Prabhu
- She Is a Beauty with Brains
Samantha is not your average girl with good looks only. The lass has a Bachelor of Commerce degree under her belt and was always top of her class back in school.
- She Is Diabetic
Samantha is famous for her good looks and trim figure but what most people do not know is that she is actually a diabetic who has managed to live with her condition and manage it successfully.
- She Runs a Charity
Following a period of illness in 2012 due to low immunity, Samantha and a group of three friends set up a charity to offer health care services to less privileged members of the society. The name of the charity is Pratyusha support. Besides organizing free medical camps and free cardiac surgeries for women and children, the foundation also helps children with life-threatening conditions to meet their favorite actors and actresses or to fulfill their last wishes.
- She Is a Former Model
In past interviews, Samantha has revealed that she grew up in a poor family and had to work her way to the top. Samantha began working as a model and doing gigs as a host during events before cinematographer M R Ravi Varman noticed her and gave her what would be her first film.
- She Has Gone Under the Knife
In an industry where fame is tied directly to a person’s looks, the actress bowed to pressure and had nose surgery done. Samantha has admitted that when she came into the industry she was very self-conscious and listened to trolls a lot but she has changed a lot since then. She reveals that she is not as anxious about trolls as she used to be before.