She has established a career in the Telugu and Tamil film Prabhu ruth samantha tamil actress, and is a recipient of several awards including four Filmfare Awards. She has emerged as a leading actress in the South Indian film industry.
While pursuing a degree in commerceSamantha worked part-time on modelling assignments. Since then, she has primarily opted to appear in the leading female role in hero-centric Telugu and Tamil films, earning box office success with films including Dookuduthe family dramas Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu and Attarintiki Daredi and AR Murugadoss 's Tamil action film, Kaththi Her work in the film A Aa also won positive reviews and won Samantha her fourth Filmfare Awardwhile Prabhu ruth samantha tamil actress next films Theri24 and Mersal also were commercially successful.
Alongside her acting career, Samantha is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products, while she also started her own NGO, Pratyusha Support, to provide medical support for women and children in She donates her earnings from endorsements, product launches and inauguration events to support the foundation.
Born on 28 April to a Malayali mother from AlappuzhaKerala and a Telugu father, Samantha was brought up in Pallavaram in ChennaiTamil Nadu as the youngest child of the family to Prabhu and Ninette and two elder brothers Jonathan and David, whilst becoming fluent in the Tamil language.
The film, simultaneously made in Tamil as Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaacreated much anticipation prior to release, due primarily to the first-time-collaboration between Gautham Menon and composer A. Upon release of the film, Samantha received very positive reviews for her Prabhu ruth samantha tamil actress, with the film itself garnering much critical acclaim. Rahman by appearing in the music video for the World Classical Tamil Conference promotional song, Semmozhiyaana Tamizh Mozhiyaamwhich Menon directed and Rahman composed.
Samantha's next release was the romantic drama, Baana Kaathadiopposite Adharvaa. The film was actually the third Tamil project signed by the actress, but its release preceded the first two that she was contracted for due to delays in their completion.
The shooting for the film began in Augustwith Samantha, then briefly credited with the screen name Yasodha, joining the team later in the year.
Her performance as Indu was well received despite the role having a shorter screen time than the ones she had played in her previous films, and the film became her second successful venture in Telugu.
Samantha featured in the big budget Telugu film, Dookudu alongside Mahesh Babuwhich became one of the most successful Telugu films of all time. Her popularity in Telugu films meant that Nadunisi Naaygal was dubbed and released in Telugu as Eera Gulabeeluwith Samantha featured prominently on the film's posters, despite only having a guest appearance.
Samantha next featured in S. Rajamouli 's live action Telugu-Tamil bilingual project Eegaportraying a micro artist who runs a NGO and takes revenge for the murder of her lover. She also revealed that lots of heavy lights were used for the shoot of the film and she subsequently suffered skin burns, calling the process "very stressful" but "satisfying". Samantha then worked on Gautham Menon 's 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.
A further Hindi version titled Assi Nabbe Poorey Sau with Aditya Roy Kapoor was simultaneously shot with the other two films and was "sixty percent" completed, before Menon shelved the venture after his other Hindi film, Ekk Deewana Thahad failed at the box office. Samantha revealed that she knew Gautham would want to work with her again and immediately accepted the opportunity to portray the roles when she was offered the film.
She felt that she "could relate to the attributes and the circumstances the character goes through" and described Nithya's character as "close to her". The Tamil and Telugu versions of the film opened in Decemberearning differing reactions. Neethane En Ponvasantham earned mixed reviews and performed averagely at the box Prabhu ruth samantha tamil actress, though Samantha received highly positive acclaim Prabhu ruth samantha tamil actress her portrayal.
The critic from The Hindu noted she "comes up with possibly the best performance by a female lead in Tamil cinema this year" and "her transformation from a gawky teenager to an adult, unable to overcome her ego, is outstanding". The Hindu wrote she "goes a step further from her famous portrayal of Jessy Prabhu ruth samantha tamil actress Maaya Chesaave and brings out the intricacy of her character well", while the Times of India wrote "Samantha has the author backed role and she creams it.
Samantha became the second ever actress to achieve the feat after Revathi had secured both awards in Although Samantha often portrayed strong character roles in her early films, post, she has appeared increasingly in big-budget, hero-oriented films, which have comparatively smaller scope for actresses.
Though her role was comparatively minuscule to her co-stars, IBN Live noted it was "good to see Samantha shed her glamorous side and welcome performance-oriented roles, which she only handles with deftness and ease". A critic from Rediff.