Samantha Ruth Prabhu is an Indian film actress and model, known for her works in Telugu and Tamil films. She has started modeling during her late teens. She made her Tollywood debut with the romantic film “Ye Maaya Chesave”. She became the second actress after Revathi to win both Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress. Her latest released movie is Janatha Garage.
Real Name : Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Nickname : Samantha, Yasodha
Profession : Actress, Model
Date of Birth : 28 April 1987
Age (as in 2017) : 29 Years
Birth Place : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign : Taurus
Nationality : Indian
Hometown : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School : Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College : Stella Maris College, Chennai
Educational Qualifications : Degree in Commerce
Religion : Christianity
Hobbies : Reading, listening to music, shopping
Physical Stats & More
Height : 5′ 4″
Weight : 53 Kg
Body measurement: 34-26-34
Eye Colour : Light Brown
Hair Colour : Black
Ye Maaya Chesave (2010, Telugu film)
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010, Tamil film)
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status : Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriend: Actress Samantha got engaged to tollywood actor Naga Chaitanya on 29 January 2017. The two of them have been in a relationship for nearly three years. The ceremony was solemnised in the presence of close family members.
As per the Tollywood updates, Samantha will be seen romancing her fiance Naga Chaitanya in an upcoming movie. When questioned about the movie, she said that, “It might happen next year”. If it happens next year, will it be their first film post marriage.
2010 Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (Tamil)
2010 Ye Maaya Chesave (Telugu)
2012 Ekk Deewana Tha (Hindi)
2012 Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu
2013 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
2013 Attarintiki Daredi
2013 Ramayya Vasthavayya
2014 Manam (Telugu)
2014 Autonagar Surya (Telugu)
2015 S/O Satyamurthy (Telugu)
2015 10 Enradhukulla Film (Tamil)
2016 Janata Garage
Some lesser known facts about Samantha
- Samantha is of mixed origin as her mother Ninette is from Kerala while her father Joseph hails from Andhra Pradesh.
- Samantha’s family wasn’t financially well-off, and thus in order to generate some extra pocket money, she decided to take up modelling at a very young age.
- In 2012, due to an immune system disorder, Samantha had to take a long break from movies; the use of antibiotics had further deteriorated her condition. Owing to this period, she lost a lot of film offers.
- Samantha, a philanthropist, is the founder of the charitable trust Pratyusha Support. The trust is aimed at providing medical support for women and children from the financially weaker sections.