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Name: Samantha Ruth Prabhu (Samantha)
Birthday: 28th April 1987
Marital Status: Single
Interesting Facts: The duo Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Prabhu have great on screen chemistry and thus hang out together. The buzz in Tollywood was they are dating.
Trivia: Samantha featured in the music video for World Classical Tamil Conference 2010 promotional song named Sammozhiyaana Tamizh Mozhiyaam along with A.R. Rahman and Gautham Menon.
She stands among the busiest Tollywood stars.
Awards: The Tolly star in her small span of career has bagged awards which include CineMAA Award (2011) for Best Female Debut for the film Ye Maaya Chesva (2010), 58th Filmfare Award South (2011) for Best Female Debut-South for the film Ye Maaya Chesva (2010), Nandi Special Jury Award (2011) for Ye Maaya Chesva (2010), and TSR TV9 Film Awards (2011) for Best Heroine for the film Ye Maaya Chesva (2010). Moreover she got nominated for the 58th Filmfare Award South (2011) for Best Actress-Telegu for Ye Maaya Chesva (2010), Vijay Award (2011) for Best Actress Telegu for the film Dookudu (2011) and South Indian International Movie Awards (2012) for Best Actress Telegu for the film Dookudu (2011).
Biography: Born to Malayali and Telegu parents Samantha is featured in Tamil and Telegu films. She did her schooling from Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, T.Nagar. Samantha completed her graduations with commerce degree from Stella Maris College, Chennai.
She at her late teens persuaded modelling and this brought her the offer from Ravi Verma for the film Moscowin Kavery in 2007 but was released in 2010. Her debut release was the critically acclaimed film Ye Maaya Chesva (2010), a Telegu romance. She moreover with Naga Chaitanya gave guest appearance in the Tamil remade of the film. The film was titled Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010). Both films brought Samantha new and bigger projects.
Her third project was Baana Kaathadi (2010), a Sathya-Jyothi production which was released first due to the delay of the previous two.
Samantha also took up Narain starrer Pookada Ravi in 2008 but due to internal problems the film was stalled throughout 2009 and was barred to release.
She also appeared in Brindaavanam (2010), another Telegu film but in a cameo role. The role earned her fame and became her second successful Telegu film.
Before appearing in the big budget Menon film Dookudu (2011) she also appeared in a guest appearance in the Menon film Nadunisi Naaygal (2011). She continued her feature in Menon films with Ekk Deewana Tha (2012) which was the remake of Ye Maaya Chesva (2010) and Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010).
Her live action project Eega has recently been released and has been received with positive reviews.
Her other fims include Naan Ee (2012) in Tamil, Neethaane En Ponvasantham (2012) in Tamil, Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu (2012) in Telegu.
She is recently working in almost a dozen films which include Autonagar Surya, an untitled Nandini Reddy Project probable to release this year, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimaue Chettu, Yevadu. The films are in Telegu and very likely to be released this year or upcoming year.
Samantha is tagged with words like beautiful, gorgeous, intelligent and hard working.