• 28 April 1987
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Female
  • Indian

Samantha Ruth Prabhu


Samantha Ruth Prabhu was born on 28 April 1987 in Tamil Nadu.She was schooled at Holy Angel's Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School Chennai and then completed a degree in commerce at Stella Maris College.At the end of her undergraduate degree she became involved in modelling, notably working with Naidu Hall, through which she was first spotted by filmmaker Ravi Varman.She began her carrier in movies in 2010 in Gautam Vasudevan movie Ye Maaya Chesave.Later she acted in the movies like Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa,Baana Kaathadi and many others.She has played opposite Mahesh Babu in Dookudu movie in 2011.Samantha next featured in S. S. Rajamouli's live action Telugu-Tamil bilingual project Eega with Nani in 2012.Samantha then worked on Gautham Vasudev Menon's a trilingual romantic drama film and played the leading female role of Nithya in the Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi versions of the film, shooting scenes simultaneously back-to-back with three different actors. The Tamil version, Neethaane En Ponvasantham (2012) featured her alongside Jiva, while Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu (2012) paired her opposite Nani. She acted opposite Vijay in the films like Theri,Kathihi,Mersal.She worked in Dhanush in Thanga Magan in 2015.Her performance in A Aa (2016) won Samantha her fourth Filmfare Award, and she gained further praise for her performances in Mahanati (2018), Super Deluxe (2019), and Majili (2019), She worked in Pushpa opposite Allu Arjun in 2021.She was recently seen in Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal in 2022. In 2023, she played a role of Shankuntala in Shakuntalam movie and grossed 20 crores at the box office,She has won many best actress awards.She has hosted the show Bigg Boss Season 4 and Sam Jam shows.She has also worked in web series The Family Man season 2 which is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. She won her the Film fare OTT Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series.She will be next seen with Vijay Deverakonda in Kushi film.


Movie NameRelease Date
Theri April 15, 2016