Samantha Akkineni born on 28 April 1987 is an Indian actress and model. She has established a career in the Tamil and Telugu film industries and is a recipient of several awards including four Filmfare Awards. She has emerged as a leading actress in the South Indian film industry. Alongside her acting career, Samantha is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products, while she also started her own NGO, Pratyusha Support, to provide medical support for women and children in 2012. She donates her earnings from endorsements, product launches, and inauguration events to support the foundation.