Samantha made her debut in Tollywood with Gautham Menon directorial Ye Maaya Chesave and it was on the sets of this film that she met her husband and actor Naga Chaitanya for the first time.
Once again Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya are going to share the screen space in sport based drama, which will be helmed by Shiva Nirvana of Ninnu Kori fame. It is heard that Naga Chaitanya will play the role of cricketer in this film. The sources say that recently Tollywood love birds Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya shot for a commercial together in Mumbai.
Meanwhile Naga Chaitanya is waiting for the release of Savyasachi, directed by Chandoo Mondeti in which Nidhhi Ageral is playing the female lead role. Apart from this movie, Naga Chaitanya is also busy in the shoot of Sailaja Reddy Alludu, which is progressing at brisk pace in the direction of Maruthi Dasari. Anu Emmanuel is playing the female lead whereas Baahubali fame Ramya Krishnan is essaying Sailaja Reddy.
Samantha Akkineni has wrapped up Seema Raja and Super Deluxe in Tamil and is currently working on the Tamil and Telugu remake of hit Kannada film, U Turn. She was last seen in Irumbu Thirai in Tamil and Abhimanyudu in Telugu. Samantha Akkineni is also enjoying the success of Mahanati and Rangasthalam, both of which worked extremely well at the box office.