|Samantha Ruth Prabhu nickname is Yasodha. Friends call her Sam. One of her ex-loves called her ‘Yasho’ (sounds endearing). She has worked in over 18 Telugu films and 14 Tamil films (which is quite an achievement given the short span of time she has been in the industry). Samantha Prabhu has won 4 Filmfare Awards, has been (and is) a celebrity endorser for brands and products, and has started her own NGO. Let us know more about the young, beautiful and sassy Samantha Ruth Prabhu.|
|Name||Samantha Ruth Prabhu|
|Birthday Date||28 April 1987 (30 years) at Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Eye Color||Hazel Brown|
|Education||Schooling in Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School (Chennai) followed by B.Com in Stella Maris College (Chennai)|
|Occupation||Model and Actress|
|Father||Joseph Prabhu (belongs to Andhra Pradesh)|
|Mother||Ninette (belongs to Kerala)|
|Siblings||Two elder brothers – Jonathan Prabhu and David Prabhu|
|Height||Samantha is 5 ft 5 inches (1.68 m)|
|Waist Size||25 inches|
|Hip Size||34 inches|
|Shoe Size||7 (US)|
|Body Measurement||34-25-34 inches|
Actress Samantha and Siddharth (South-based actor) started dating while shooting for their film Jabardasth. Both of them never openly admitted to their relationship. It’s another story that they were seen together at events (and often). Samantha Ruth Prabhu relationship with Siddharth lasted between two-and-a-half years, between 2013 to 2015.
And then, one fine day, South Indian superstar Nagarjuna’s son Naga Chaitanya came into her life.
Samantha and Naga fell in love with each other way back in 2009, during a film shooting. On January 29 2017, the two got officially engaged in the presence of their friends and family members.
They have dated for 8 years (hats off to them)!
The Good news is that Samantha Ruth Prabhu will be getting married to Naga Chaitanya in October 2017.
Chaitanya was quoted as saying “We will announce the full details once everything is finalised. But the marriage will take place in October as per our traditions and her family traditions.”
In one of his interviews, Chaitanya said “Yes, our wedding is on October 6. We didn’t get a chance to announce the date as it was revealed on stage at an awards function.”
As for the wedding details, it is going to be a destination wedding in Goa (though the two of them are confused about the venue).
It goes without saying that the wedding is going to be lavish.
As for Samantha’s professional commitments after marriage, Chaitanya says “Whether she chooses to do one film or ten is entirely her choice. But she will continue with her career after marriage.”
Naga Chaitanya – in an interview to news agency IANS – said that he ‘enjoys’ being asked about his wedding plans and fiancee Samantha. “Wherever I go, I’m asked about my marriage. I believe this phase, where people constantly want to know about my marriage, it won’t last long. Let me enjoy while it lasts,” he said.
Favorite Things and Hobbies
|Color||White and Black|
|Food||Chicken, Fish, Paalakova (sweet dish), Sweet Pongal|
|Actor||Dhanush, Rajnikanth, Saravanan Sivakumar (Suriya), Kamal Haasan|
|Actress||Sridevi, Rekha and Shobhana|
|Film||Ye Maaya Chesave|
First Debut: ‘Ye Maaya Chesave ‘ was Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s debut movie in Tollywood for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut South and Nandi Award in the year 2012. One interesting thing here – despite signing up for Ravi Varman’s Moscowin Kavery in mid-2007, Sam’s first major release was the critically acclaimed Gautham Menon film, Ye Maaya Chesave.
Brand Endorsements: Chik Shampoo, Gokul Sandal, Big C Mobiles, Saravana Stores, Odonil Room Freshening Gel and Dabur Vatika Hair Oil.
Career Achievements: Samantha Ruth Prabhu bagged the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress (for the film Neethaane En Ponvasantham) and Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress (for the film Eega) in the year 2013. Sam is the second Tamil actress after Revathi to have won both the titles. In the year 2014, Sam received the SIIMA Award for Best Actress for her movie Attarintiki Daredi.
Remuneration: 2 Crores (Samantha is the 2nd actress in the Top 10 Highest Paid Actresses in Tollywood 2017)
Net Worth: $ 10 million
Samantha Ruth Prabhu Weight Loss
A fitness freak that she is, Samantha never misses out on her training sessions. Stay strong is her priority, not just look good. Even if she has an early morning shoot, Samantha goes as early as 5 am to the gym as she doesn’t want to compromise on her workout.
OK coming down to the basics, Samantha Prabhu workout oscillates between two things – cardio exercise and weight training.
Her workout video clip, where she can be seen lifting enormous amount of weights, was shared by Prabhu’s coach Kunal Gir on FB on February 8, 2016.
He wrote “Samantha Ruth Prabhu deadlifting more than 100kgs (225 lbs) for 3 reps. Woman of Steel??” Isn’t that amazing?
You know what ‘silambam’ is? It’s a weapon-based martial art which originated in Tamil Nadu. Samantha also practises it to remain fit and defend herself.
According to her previous trainer, Dhaya Rajesh, the film star takes time out to exercise in between her busy schedule (whenever possible). Weights section is what she stresses on most (so that she can sweat out the most, in the process get her body detoxified and in good shape).
When she fails to go to the gym (because of her tight schedules) she makes it a point to go jogging.
Coming to the diet part, Samantha is a smart eater. In fact, she doesn’t get into Xtreme diets and fasts. She keeps eating but in controlled quantities.
In addition to her hi-protein diet, Samantha follows a “paleo diet”. What’s this? It consists of foods such as nuts, berries, veggie salads, fruits and lean meat.
The actress also loves her native staple foods like Rice-Sambar, dosa, vadai and the likes.
And then there is water, nariyal pani and fresh fruit juices to keep her hydrated throughout the day.
Facts About Celebrity
- What is the meaning of the word Samantha? It means “Listener of God”. Since the name implies spirituality, the lady is a bit spiritual too.
- Samantha Prabhu draws inspiration from the legendary Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn.
- Shocking and not-so-shocking but Samantha is the first ever heroine who dared to do many lip-locks in her debut movie.
- Just a few films old (after her debut) and Samantha was seen in a bold bikini (which was mind-blowing for the audience).
- Never mind she is a South Indian actress, but Samantha enjoys Sushi (which is Japanese food) a lot. Besides this, Samantha also loves nibbling into Dairy Milk chocolate bar.
- Sam has established an NGO “Pratyusha Support” for encouraging health care facilities in specific regions. This NGO provides treatment to deprived children and females who are sick.
- In her early years, Samantha was not well-off monetarily. To overcome it, she did part-time jobs and got into modelling for a brief stint. It was Ravi Varman (famous cinematographer-cum-director) who noticed Samantha and introduced her to the film industry. This is how she got moulded into an actress.
- In 2010, SRP, the beautiful Tollywood actress appeared in the music video for World Classical Tamil Conference alongside A.R. Rahman and Gautham Menon.
- Tamil is her mother tongue and Samantha is fluent in Tamil.
- Samantha’s debut in Tollywood film Yem Maaya Chesave and Kollywood film Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya happened on the same day i.e. February 26, 2010.
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