mains. The duo was one of the power co

 relationship for over 7 years, Naga Chaitanya and Samantha decided to make it official in January 2017, when the then couple got engaged at a ceremony in Hyderabad. It was then followed by a marriage ceremony on October 6, 2017, according to Hindu customs and then a Christian wedding on October 7, 2017 in Goa.

Post her marriage to Naga Chaitanya, the Manam actor changed her name Samantha Ruth Prabhu to Samantha Akkineni on all public domains. The duo was one of the power couples of the South Indian film industry and after 4 years of marriage, the couple reportedly started having issues between themselves. What fueled the rumours was when Samantha changed her name on social media from Samantha Akkineni to just S.

On October 2, 2021, the rumours were proved to be true, when Samantha took to Instagram and shared a post that confirmed their separation after 4 years of marriage and a reported affair of 11 years.