Samantha was born and raised in Chennai to parents of Telugu and Malayali ancestry, and as an undergraduate pursuing a degree in commerce, she worked part-time on modelling assignments.Born in 1987 to a Malayali mother and a Telugu father, Samantha was brought up in Pallavaram in Chennai, Tamil Nadu as the youngest child of the family to Prabhu and Ninette and two elder brothers Jonathan and David, while becoming fluent in the Tamil language. Despite her mixed regional background, Samantha has cited that she sees herself as a Tamilian, as she was brought up speaking Tamil and English at home.

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Media Presence to label her "the most sought after actress in the Telugu film industry" during 2014.Her initial choice of films depicted her as an actress who actively selects to feature in strong female roles, with Times of India noting that "scripts are written around the characters she portrays" and that she held a place in the "wishlist of every top actor, director and producer". Her inclusion in Telugu film projects were also initially considered a "lucky charm" by producers, though Samantha acknowledged that though "destiny" played a role in her career, and that there were "many women out there who are more beautiful and more talented" than she was and that she hoped her name would instead be "synonymous with hard work".Her popularity has led to the actress representing several brands on a pan-Indian scale.

Charity works

Samantha has actively been involved in philanthropic activities and donates her earnings from endorsements, product launches and inauguration events to her charitable trust, Pratyusha Support, which was registered in 2012.She chose to begin the non-governmental organization after being bed-ridden for 15 days during her documented illness in 2012, and wanted to give back to society. Samantha subsequently started the Pratyusha Support foundation to provide medical support for women and children with the help of three doctor friends, and provided the entire financial support for the programme. She held a fund raiser in August 2013 to raise awareness of her foundation, auctioning several of her personal items and memorabilia from films. A further initiative in 2014 saw the launch of a programme to fulfil the wishes of children with life-threatening diseases, with Samantha financing trips for children to fly on an aeroplane and travel to the Taj Mahal, while also organising opportunities for children to meet their favourite film actors.Samantha has also been involved in spreading awareness of haemophilia, regularly taking part in events creating awareness of the disease.

Awards won

At the Filmfare Awards ceremony celebrating South Indian films of 2012, the actress subsequently won the Best Actress awards for both the Tamil and Telugu film industries for her performances in Neethane En Ponvasantham and Eega. Samantha became the second ever actress to achieve the feat after Revathi had secured both awards in 1992. 2012 became her most prolific award-winning year and she secured further recognition for Best Actress at the Vijay Awards, Santosham Film Awards and the CineMAA Awards.

Biggest controversy

Tollywood love birds Samamtha and actor Siddharth’s split is one of hot topic in the Telugu film industry. This controversy was debated in the media for some days. .

Current Work

In a twitter live session when a fan asked how many releases we can expect from you in 2017 she answered 6to7.

Samantha Movie List

Movies NameRelease Date
Ye Maaya Chesave February 26, 2010
Vinnaithaandi VaruvaayaaFebruary 26, 2010
Baana KaathadiAugust 6, 2010
Moscowin KaveryAugust 27, 2010
BrindavanamOctober 14, 2010
Nadunisi NaaygalFebruary 18, 2011
DookuduSeptember 23, 2011
Ekk Deewana ThaFebruary 17, 2012
EegaJuly 6, 2012
Neethane En PonvasanthamDecember 14, 2012
Yeto Vellipoyindhi ManasuDecember 14, 2012
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle ChettuJanuary 10, 2013
JabardasthFebruary 22, 2013
Attarintiki DarediSeptember 26, 2013
Ramayya VasthavayyaOctober 10, 2013
ManamMay 23, 2014
Autonagar SuryaJune 27, 2014
Alludu SeenuJuly 25, 2014
ThrayamAugust 1, 2014
AnjaanAugust 15, 2014
RabhasaAugust 28, 2014
KaththiOctober 24, 2014
Son of SatyamurthyApril 9, 2015
SoodhadiJune 10, 2015
10 EndrathukullaOctober 21, 2015
Thanga MaganThanga Magan
Bangalore NaatkalFebruary 5, 2016
TheriApril 14, 2016
24May 6, 2016

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