It has been 12 years since Samantha Ruth Prabhu entered the industry. She made her acting debut in 2010 with Gautham Vasudev Menon’s Telugu film Ye Maya Chesave, in which she starred opposite Naga Chaitanya Akkineni. And since then, there has been no looking back. He made his OTT debut with The Family Man 2 and told everyone about the role of the infamous terrorist Raazi. And thanks to her recent success of Oo Antava, her first item number from Allu Arjun-Rashmika Mandanna starrer Pushpa: The Rise, Samantha has become the top actress on everyone’s wish list. After back-to-back successes, Samantha increased her remuneration and she has now become the second highest paid actress in the South after Nayanthara.
According to many reports, Samantha now charges between Rs 3 to 5 crores for films. It is also being said that their demand for higher fees depends on the production house and other factors as well. Samantha charged Rs 5 crore for her first item number in Pushpa.
Samantha’s filmography includes superhit films in Telugu and Tamil languages. Atharinthiki Daredi, Seethammma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Manam, Aa Aa, Eega, Oh Baby, Majili and others are among Samantha’s superhit films in Telugu. Her appearance in Theri, Mersal and other Tamil films brought a lot of craze for her in Tamil as well.
Samantha will be seen as Queen Shakuntala in her upcoming mythology based film Shakuntalam, while her Tamil film Kathuvakula Rendu Kaadhal is in the making. With several films in the pipeline, Samantha also doesn’t miss working and traveling, which she mentions as her stress-busters.
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