South Indian star actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu was born in April 1987 to a Telugu father and Malayali mother in Kerala. The actress did her schooling & completed her degree from Chennai, Tamilnadu.
The actress started her career in modeling during her college days, made her acting debut through Gautam Vasudev Menon’s directorial romantic drama Ye Maaya Chesave in the year 2010.
The film was a critically & commercially successful film and for her performance in the film Samantha copped the Filmfare Telugu award in the category of Best Debut Actress.
In the same year, she featured in three south Indian films Baana Kaathadi, Moscowin Kavery, and Brindavanam with the latter becoming a successful film at the box office.
The actress who had tasted success with her debut film, in the span of her 11 yr filmy career (as of 2022), appeared in many notable Tamil and Telugu films like Dookudu, Eega, Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Attarintiki Daredi, Manam, Kaththi, S/O Satyamurthy, Theri, 24, Mersal, Rangasthalam and so on.
The period action Rangasthalam was her career biggest grossing film, in this Sukumar Directorial, Samantha shared the screen space with the power star of Tollywood cinema Ram Charan. The film currently holds the 8th spot in the all-time Telugu highest-grossing films.
Samantha walked down the aisle with Telugu star Naga Chaitanya in the year 2017 and after four years of togetherness, the couple parted ways in Oct 2021.
The actress made her Web Series and Hindi debut through the successful spy thriller franchise The Family Fan: Season 2. In which her role of Raji, a Tamil rebellion was critically praised.
She was recently seen shaking her belly, in the blockbuster pan Indian film Allu Arjun starrer Pushpa: The Rise, in the superhit song ‘Oo Antava’. The song & her dance performance was loved by moviegoers across India.
Samantha Upcoming Movies 2022 & 2023
|Movie||Budget||Release Date||Star Cast||Director||Producer|
|Shaakuntalam||N/A||4 Nov 2022||Samantha, Prakash Raj, Dev Mohan||Gunasekhar||Neelima Guna, Dil Raju, and Hanshitha Reddy|
|Kushi||N/A||23 Dec 2022||Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda||Shiva Nirvana||Mythri Movie Makers|
|Yashoda||N/A||N/A||Samantha, Unni Mukundan||Hari Shankar & Harish Naryan||Sivalenka Krishna Prasad|
|The Immortal Ashwatthama||100 Cr+||2024||Vicky Kaushal||Aditya Dhar||RVSP productions|
She will next be seen in a big-budget mythological drama titled Shaakuntalam based on the epic Shakuntala written by India’s greatest poet Kalidasa. Written and helmed by Gunasekhar. Samantha will be essaying the titular role Shakuntala.
Financed by Neelima Guna, Dil Raju, and Hanshitha Reddy under the banner Gunna Teamworks and Dil Raju Productions. Other actors Dev Mohan, Aditi Balan, Mohan Babu, Prakash Raj, Madhubaala will be seen portraying pivotal roles. Filming concluded on Aug 2021, and locked for 23rd Nov 2022.
🤍 #EpicLoveStory #Shaakuntalam in Theatres from November 4th 2022 Worldwide! #ShaakuntalamOnNov4 @Gunasekhar1 @ActorDevMohan @neelima_guna @SVC_official @GunaaTeamworks @tipsofficialhttps://t.co/6R51uN64XR
— Samantha (@Samanthaprabhu2) September 23, 2022
Yashoda is touted to be a new age sci-fi thriller film, in which Samantha will be seen playing the titular character Yashoda. It is written and helmed by the duo Hari Shankar & Harish Narayan.
Makers in Dec 2021 announced that they had started shooting the film, by launching a title poster. Though the release date is yet to be announced by the makers, it is being said the film will see the pan India release in 5 Indian languages Telugu along with its dubbed version Tami, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi.
Other actors Unni Mukundan, Murali Sharma, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Sampath Raj play significant roles. financed by Sivalenka Krishna Prasad.
Here, we have put the names of Samantha’s upcoming ventures. Samantha will soon mark her Bollywood film acting debut, which is being produced by actress Tapsee Pannu.
Strength, willpower & adrenaline we've never seen before🔥
Enthralling #YashodaTeaser is herehttps://t.co/u42F3qlScQ#YashodaTheMovie @Samanthaprabhu2 @Iamunnimukundan @varusarath5 @harishankaroffi @hareeshnarayan #Manisharma @krishnasivalenk @SrideviMovieOff pic.twitter.com/w7m8Jgeg60
— Sridevi Movies (@SrideviMovieOff) September 9, 2022
Samantha will next be sharing screen space in the 11th film of the Vijay Deverakonda, it will be directed by Shiva Nirvana under the banner Mythri Movie Makers.
4- The Immortal Ashwatthama
Reportedly, Samantha Ruth Prabhu to star opposite Vickey Kaushal in his big-budget mythological action drama directed by Uri fame director Aditya Dhar.
Overwhelmed and ecstatic !
On the 2nd anniversary of 'URI-The Surgical Strike' , the team gives you a glimpse into the world of #TheImmortalAshwatthama
Cannot wait to get onto this journey with the dream team of @AdityaDharFilms @RonnieScrewvala @RSVPMovies @soniakanwar22 pic.twitter.com/tYOVQ4FG1P
— Vicky Kaushal (@vickykaushal09) January 11, 2021