Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya’s love story can be said, a match made in heaven. The South Indian power couple met on the film sets of the 2010 Telugu movie” Ye Maaya Chesave” since then they are inseparable. The couple got engaged privately in Hyderabad in January 2017. The love birds made sure to follow both Hindu and Christian weddings in Goa in October 2017.
Who is Samantha Akkineni?
Samantha’s full name is Samantha Akkineni Ruth Prabhu. She was born on 28 April 1987. She is a south Indian actress who has made her career in Tamil and Telugu movies. She has received many awards in her career including four Filmfare Awards, two Nandi Awards, five Indian International Movie Awards, and three Cinema Awards. She was a part-time model during her early life. Samantha made her debut in the film industry through Gautham Menon’s critically laid Telugu romance film, Ye Maaya Chesave (2010). Apart from her acting career, she endorses brand products. She opened her own NGO in the year 2012, called Pratyusha Support, the NGO that provides medical support for women and children.
Who is Naya Chaitanya?
Chaitanya’s full name is Akkineni Naga Chaitanya. He is the son of mega superstar Nagarjun. He was born on 23 November 1986. Chaitanya is a South Indian actor who has worked quite a lot with Telegu films. Chaitanya won many awards in his lifetime including Filmfare Award South for Best Debut, Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor, and the SIIMA award for Best Actor Critics. Chaitanya made his debut in the film industry with the film Josh a 2009 movie.
Rift in their relationship?
Their relationship got the limelight and became the talk of the town as Samantha removed her surname Akkineni from her Twitter and Instagram accounts respectively. Many fans are speculating rift in their marriage due to this reason. Samantha changed her Twitter and Instagram name from Akkineni to just S, just for no specific rather for her personal reason. That was enough for her fans to start and assume the rumors of their marriage being in conflict and on the verge of getting over. On the other hand, media had gone far into speculating that the couple is not staying together in their own house and are supposedly taking a break from their marriage.
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The Film Companion, in a recent interview, asked Samantha about the gossips that people are making and why she had removed her surname from her social media site. To this response the actress said, she is not entitled or answerable to anyone regarding her personal issues she said she will reply and have a say on all the gossips, only if she wants to. Se said that like any normal person she has the right to have her own opinion and she is definitely not someone who is carried away easily at the time of controversy. Samantha was also heavily criticized for Sri-Lankan Tamilian woman Raji from The Family Man season 2. She boldly said that trolls and controversies do not have an effect on her.
Samantha on a publicity stunt?
Samantha’s fans have come up with a theory suggesting that Samantha changed her name because all of it was for a promotional activity, a publicity stunt for her upcoming film Shakuntalam. The film is based on a mythological epic love story, written and directed by Gunasekhar.