Samantha Akkineni, the wife of King Nagarjuna won Best performance female award for The Family man series at the Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne- IIFM 2021. This news is confirmed by Samantha herself as she took to her Twitter to thank the creators of this series- The family Man 2, Raj & DK. The web drama Family Man 2 won two awards. Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee, who played the lead role, won the Best Actor award whereas Samantha Akkineni won the award for Best Performance in a Series. Samantha, who essayed the role of a terrorist, impressed everyone with her excellent performance.
In the web drama The Family Man 2, Manoj Bajpayee played the role of Srikant Tiwari, a spy who juggles between his life as a middle class man and the demands of his profession whereas Samantha essayed the role of Razi, a Sri Lankan Tamil who is at the centre of the assassination plot, and the primary antagonist to Srikant.
Tamil actor Suriya also won the Best Actor award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. It is known that he won the hearts of the movie lovers with his outstanding performance in Soorarai Pottru.
On the work front, Samantha will be seen playing the female lead in Gunasekhar’ directorial venture Shakuntalam.
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