Samantha Akkineni Biography
Birthday: April 28, 1987 (Taurus)
Born In: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Samantha Akkineni is an Indian actress and model, known for her works in the Tamil and Telugu film industries. She began working as a model while she was pursuing her studies. Soon, she started receiving offers for roles in cinema. She made her debut in Gautham Menon’s Telugu romance film ‘Ya Maaya Chesave’. Her performance won her the Filmfare Award for ‘Best Debut Actress’. She gained popularity in 2012 for her work in the fantasy film ‘Eega, and won the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress for her work. A much-decorated actress, she is also the recipient of several other prestigious awards. As a popular actress, she is also known for endorsing numerous brands and products. In 2012, she started her own NGO named ‘Pratyusha Support’, to provide medical support for needy women and children. A major part of her earnings is donated to her foundation.