21 Samantha Ruth Prabhu Facts that we bet you didn’t know. So, let’s explore a few of ’em here.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu is a popular Indian actress who has mainly acted in Tamil and Telugu films. She made her Hindi debut with the Hindi web series ‘The Family Man: Season 2’ (2021) in which she played the role of Rajalekshmi “Raji” Sekharan. She is quite open about her personal and professional life in media. So, here we have selected some of the interesting facts about her personal and professional life.
21 Samantha Ruth Prabhu Facts That are Simply Mind Blowing
Graduated in Commerce
Samantha was a bright student in school and college. She did her schooling at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. She then pursued her graduation in commerce from Stella Maris College, Chennai.
Did Odd Jobs
Samantha did not get her first acting offer easily; she had to work hard for it. Before making her career as an actor, she had to do a few odd jobs to meet her financial expenses. She started working as a model and used to work as a welcoming girl at big parties and events. In one of her modeling assignments, she was spotted by the Indian director-cinematographer MR Ravi Varman.
Samantha is an active social worker. She started an NGO named Pratyusha Support to provide healthcare assistance in various cities. Her NGO provides healthcare services to needy women and children.
She is lovingly called ‘Sam’ by her friends. Only a few people, who are very close to her know that her nickname is Yashoda or Yasho.
Fan of Audrey Hepburn
Samantha is a huge fan of the Late British actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn. She considers Audrey her inspiration. She believes that her career is inspired by the British actress Audrey.
An Avid Foodie
Samantha is an avid food lover. Her favourite cuisine is Japanese and loves to eat Sushi. She also loves eating Dairy Milk chocolate and Paalakova.
Diagnosed with Diabetes
She loves eating sweets however; she cannot have much of them. In 2013, she was detected with diabetes; she has to stay away from sweets. She played the role of a diabetic person in the South Indian film ‘Satyamurthy.’
Rejected a Hefty Alimony Amount
After ending her four years of marriage with her husband Naga Chaitanya, people speculated that she did it for the alimony amount. But when she was offered a whopping amount of Rs 200-crore as alimony by her husband, she rejected it straightaway. In an interview, one of her friends said,
It’s not easy for Samantha to get up and go to work every day. She is massively heartbroken. But she doesn’t want any project that she is associated with to suffer because of her personal life. She has always been a thorough professional and continues to be, putting up a brave front every day. It’s not in her to be unprofessional.”
Received Many Renowned Awards
Prabhu has received many awards for her amazing acting skills. She is the second actress after Revathi who won the Filmfare award for Best Actress in Tamil and Telugu in the same year. In 2012, Samantha won the award for the film ‘Neethane En Ponvasantham’ (Tamil) and ‘Eega’ (Telugu).
Detected with Immune System Disorder
In 2012, she was detected with an immune system disorder after which she had to take a long break from the films. Her health deteriorated, and she lost many good film offers.
Controversial Tweet on Mahesh Babu’s Film
In September 2013, she made a controversial tweet on the film poster ‘Nenokkadine’ starring Mahesh Babu. Her tweet reads,
Saw a poster of a yet-to-be-released Telugu film. Not only is it deeply regressive, but its point is actually that it is deeply regressive.”
Mahesh Babu’s fans criticized her for making a tweet against Mahesh. Later, her then-boyfriend and South Indian actor Siddharth supported her.
Relationship with Siddharth
Before dating Naga, she was in a romantic relationship with the South Indian actor Siddharth. However, in 2015, the couple parted ways. According to some sources, Siddharth was romantically involved with another actress, and as per other sources, Samantha’s closeness with other male actors was the reason for their break up.
Underwent the Knives
Samantha looks quite different from her old photos, and it is because she went under the knives in 2014 to enhance her facial looks. She did a nose job to make her nose look picture perfect.
Tattoos Related to Naga Chaitanya
She has got three tattoos inked on her body which are linked to her ex-husband. Her first tattoo is an arrow tattoo on her wrist which is similar to her ex-husband’s tattoo. Her second tattoo is dedicated to her debut film ‘Ye Maaya Chesave’ in which her co-star was Naga. She got the ‘YMC’ tattoo inked below the nape of her neck. Her third tattoo is her ex-husband’s nickname ‘Chay’ inked on her right ribs.
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Featured in Oo Antava Song
Samantha was featured in the item song “Oo Antava” from the Superhit film ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ (2021). According to the sources, the makers of the films had to convince her lot to do an item no, it was also said that she charged a huge amount for the song. According to a media source,
“Oh, she has charged a bomb for the Oo Antava dance number. Believe me, she was very reluctant. The film’s leading man Allu Arjun personally took the effort to convince her. They had to pay her close to Rs 5 crores for that 3-minute dance number. She had some reservations about some of the dance movements. But gradually she got into the groove and didn’t demand that even one step be changed.”
Prabhu is a fitness freak and follows a regular workout regime. She regularly visits the gym and practices Yoga to maintain her fitness.
She is an avid animal lover. She has a few pet dogs and often shares pictures with her pet dogs on her social media accounts. Her pet dogs’ names are Sasha and Hash.
Luxury Car Collection
Apart from animals, her other love is luxury cars. She has a good collection of luxury cars including MW 7 Series, Land Rover Range Rover Vogue, Porshe Cayman GTS, Mercedes Benz G63 AMG, Jaguar XF, Audi Q7, and Toyota Innova. She has also appeared on the cover page of various magazines.
First Choice for TV Commercials
She is the first choice for TV commercials for many South Indian makers. She has featured in various TV commercials such as Sunflower Oil, Mamaearth, Myntra, and Fanta.
On 19 February 2020, she started a preschool Ekam Early Learning Centre in Hyderabad. The main aim of her to start the school is to promote good education in India.
Loves Travelling and Reading
Samantha is a book lover. She loves to read good books in her leisure time. Apart from reading, she loves to travel to different places.
So, hey, that’s that, these were some of the interesting facts about the heartthrob Samantha Prabhu. If you like it, leave your reaction below, and share it with your pals!
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