Actress Samantha Akkineni is the most popular and highly paid actress in South Indian cinema. She is known for her versatility and has completed 11 years in the film industry.
Samantha who started her career as Jessie in Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010 recently got candid about her journey “I have had a lot of self-doubts. But over the years, that has changed. I have learnt to deal with my insecurities, learnt to take bigger risks. Today, I’m confident, face my fears and insecurities head-on, and take bigger risks — these are the three biggest changes that I notice in me now.” She says.
On the work front, after gaining tones of praises for her portrayal of Raji in The Family Man 2 she is currently shooting for a romantic fantasy entertainer Shaakuntalam. She plays the lead role Shakuntala, while Malayalam actor Dev Mohan plays the role of Dushyant under Gunasekhar’s direction. She will also be seen in Tamil film titled Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal, co-starring Vijay Sethupathi and Nayanthara, directed by Vignesh Shivan