Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s absence sparks conversations at Bigg Boss Telugu 7 premiere. Tollywood’s ties and Vijay Deverakonda’s admiration take center stage.
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Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s absence was palpably felt at the recent grand premiere of the reality show Bigg Boss Telugu 7, as the event turned into a gentle reminder of the intricate relationships and connections she shares with some of Tollywood’s biggest names.
Samantha’s On-Screen Chemistry with Vijay
The occasion saw actor Vijay Deverakonda promoting his latest release, Kushi, in which Samantha plays the leading lady opposite him.
While the pair’s on-screen chemistry is garnering attention, Vijay’s solo appearance at the premiere raised eyebrows.
Nagarjuna Akkineni, the show’s host, did not let the moment pass without asking about Samantha’s whereabouts.
Vijay’s response, stating that Samantha was in the US for health reasons, highlighted her commitment to personal well-being.
He also hoped she would soon join him in promoting Kushi in India.
Nagarjuna highlighted the duo’s shared screen space, “You are a fantastic actor. She is a very good actress, and together, you make for an amazing pair.“
Vijay’s Deep Admiration for Samantha
Vijay Deverakonda’s admiration for Samantha is not a secret.
The Kushi trailer launch became a backdrop for his heartfelt confession about having a long-standing crush on the actress.
He reminisced about his college days when he first saw her in Em Maya Chesave and stated he had followed her cinematic journey ever since.
Further showcasing his admiration, Vijay had previously praised Samantha’s performance in the Yashoda trailer on social media, sharing,
“I was in love with her when, as a college kid, I saw her on the big screen for the first time. Today, I admire and adore her for everything she is.“
Samantha and the Akkineni Legacy
Samantha’s bond with the Akkineni family runs deep.
She was once part of the family, married to Nagarjuna’s son, Naga Chaitanya.
The two were a beloved couple in Tollywood and had been together for four years before announcing their separation in 2021.
The exact reasons behind their split remain closely guarded, with neither commenting publicly.
The Bigg Boss Telugu 7 premiere, while being an occasion to celebrate the new season, also turned the spotlight on Samantha Ruth Prabhu, reminding fans and viewers of her enduring influence and connections in the Telugu film industry.