Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya who have been dating each other since quite few years, took their relationship to the most beautiful level on October 6. The duo tied the knot in a traditional Hindu ceremony on that day followed by a white wedding on October 8. The lavish affair took place at the W Resorts in Goa. The destination wedding grabbed eyeballs. And when the gorgeous newlywed and her near and dear ones shared pictures of the ceremony on social media, fans jumped with joy. The couple looked stunning and in few days came in another big surprise for the fans. Samantha changed her name to Samantha Akkineni.
Yes folks, from now on Naga Chaitanya’s wife will be called Samantha Akkineni. The lovely actress took Chaitanya’s family name as her surname. She has changed her name on Twitter and Instagram. Samantha has also shared a picture on Instagram in which her name is written as Samantha Akkineni on the robe that she has worn. Check out the picture below:
At a recent event while interacting with the media the actress said, “I know I am Akkineni Samantha from now onwards and I have to live up to the family’s legacy and reputation.” Fans on Twitter were happy to see Samantha taking Akkineni as her surname. The comments were like, ‘Call @Samanthaprabhu2 as #SamanthaAkkineni now… Nice & smooth transition for the diva with a golden heart’, ‘@Samanthaprabhu2 #SamanthaAkkineni Sounds strange but good.. we known how much u respect the traditions hats off’, and many more. (ALSO READ: Samantha Ruth Prabhu And Naga Chaitanya’s First Picture As Husband And Wife Is Totally Awwdorable!)
On the work front, Samantha Akkineni will be seen in ‘Mersal’ which is set to release during Diwali week. She is paired opposite superstar Vijay. Her recently released ‘Raju Gari Gadhi 2’ has received mixed reviews.