Samantha Ruth Prabhu is an Indian model and film actress, predominantly chosen projects in the Tamil and Telugu industries. Born to Malayali and Telugu parents, Samantha was brought up in Chennai and embarked upon a career in modeling during her late teens.
Although she had initially signed up to act in Ravi Varman's Moscowin Kavery (2007), her first release was the critically acclaimed Telugu romantic drama, Ye Maaya Chesave (2010) directed by Gautham Menon. Since her entry into the movie industry, she has grown leaps and bounds as an actress and taken the Telugu movie industry by storm with a string of critically acclaimed and commercially successful Telugu movies like Brindavanam (2010), Dookudu (2011), Eega (2012), Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu (2012), Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013) establishing herself as a leading contemporary actress in Telugu cinema.
Within a short span of time Samantha has had a deep impact on the audience, becoming only the second actress ever, to win both the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress in the same year, for the films Neethaane En Ponvasantham (2013) and Eega (2013), respectively.
With the perfect combination of youth, style, talent and perseverance; this beautiful actress has displayed incredible versatility and the ability to learn and grow with each movie she makes.
Born on: 28 April, 1987
Born in: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 5' 5"