south star Samantha Akkineni A big announcement has been made regarding his professional life. The actress is set to make her international film debut with “Arrangements of Love”, directed by “Downtown Abbey” fame BAFTA-winning filmmaker Philip John.
The actress announced this by sharing a photo with John on her official Instagram account. In the photo, the actress can be seen hugging John as they both smile for the camera. Sharing the photo, Samantha wrote, ‘A whole new world! I last auditioned for Yeh Maya Chesave in 2009. 12 years later, and while auditioning again, I felt the same nervousness… I guess it’s not every day you turn to the director of the BAFTA award winning, critically acclaimed, your favorite series ‘Downton Abbey’ Give auditions. Jumped with joy that you chose me, sir. #PhilipJohn Thanks to @sunitha.tati @gurufilms1 for this opportunity… can’t wait to start this exciting journey!!!”
According to Variety, ‘Arrangements of Love’ by Indian author Timeri N. Murari’s 2004 bestselling novel of the same title. Samantha plays a strong minded and witty force of 27-year-old progressive bisexual Tamil woman who runs her own detective agency and becomes a part of the search.
Samantha Akkineni’s mainstream popularity skyrocketed after playing the role of Kruru Raji, a Sri Lankan Tamil liberation fighter, in the second season of The Family Man. The 34-year-old actor’s credits include Telugu and Tamil films like Eega, Mahanati, Mersal and Super Deluxe.
Apart from her professional life, Samantha Akkineni is also in discussion about her personal life. The actress recently announced her separation from her husband Naga Chaitanya. The former couple released a joint statement on social media and informed fans about their split.
Chaitanya and Samantha announced their separation a few days before their fourth wedding anniversary. Later that month, Samantha also deleted her pictures with Chaitanya from her Instagram. The actors had a destination wedding in Goa in 2017.