Samantha Akkineni, a former Telugu and Tamil movie heroine had made Hindi series debut, on The Family Man, that was aired on OTT platform, Amazon Prime Video.
Ever since her debut in Family Man and its sequel Family Man 2, Samantha has impressed her critics and her fans through her performance.
However, did you know that Samantha took up acting not because of choice but because of need?
Here are some other unknown facts about the Family Man actress, that’s sure to leave you surprised!
Samantha was a class topper
Samantha completed her schooling from Chennai, where she was amongst the toppers in the class. She had once shared a report card picture from her school days. She completed her tenth from Stephens Matriculation School, Chennai.
Samantha owns a clothing line
Samantha owns a online fashion brand called “Saaki”. The brand caters to women and offers a range of clothing in ethnic as well as fusion wear.
Samantha has no God-Fathers in the industry
Samantha hails from a family with zero film industry connections
Samantha runs a NGO
Along with pursuing acting, she runs an NGO named “Pratyusha” which provides free medical aid to women and children.
Samantha pursued acting out of need
She took to acting in her early twenties, not because it was her passion but there was a growing financial need. She took on odd jobs and pursued modelling to lower the financial burden.