Samantha Ruth Prabhu (Born: 28 April 1987) is an Indian model and actress, who mostly appeared in Tamil and Telugu films. Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s father Prabhu is Telugu and mother Ninette is Malayali. She was brought up in Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Samantha completed her schooling at St.Stephens Matriculation School, Pallavaram, Srimathi Sundaravalli Memorial School, Chromepet and Holy Angels Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School, T.Nagar, Chennai. After that, she completed her B. Com graduation at Stella Maris College, Chennai.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s first Tamil & Telugu release as an actress was Gautham Menon directed Telugu film, Ye Maaya Chesave. The Tamil version of this film named as Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa. After that Dookudu, Eega (Naan Ee), Attarintiki Daredi, Manam, Kaththi movies have made her one of the leading actresses in both Telugu & Tamil cinema industries.