Samantha Akkineni impressed a lot of critics with her role of Raji in the Family Man Season 2. The beautiful actress from the south was seen in a dark role. It was her first major project in the Hindi entertainment industry. Samantha is a well-established actress in the Tamil and Telugu film industry but entering the Hindi entertainment industry was a major challenge. No, it was not about language. Samantha, who is normally seen playing a cute, bubbly girl, has played a very intense role as a Tamil rebel from Sri Lanka. For most people, she is a known face as the reach of South Indian films has expanded significantly.

But for those who were seeing Samantha for the first time were left amazed by her acting skills and the portrayal of intense emotions. It is needless to say that the fans of Samantha would like to see more of her in the Hindi entertainment industry in the coming years. But in the meanwhile, you can still treat yourself to some amazing performances by stunning actresses in the Tamil and Telugu film industry. And thanks to dubbing, you can actually watch most of her movies in Hindi. 

Here’s a list of 7 of the best Samantha Akkineni movies.

Janatha Garage: 

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Janatha Garage is a 2016 multis-starer crime drama by Koratal Siva. It features Mohanlal, Junior NTR, Nithya Menon, Samantha Prabhu, and Devayani in pivotal roles. The movie revolves around Anand, an animal activist who comes to Hyderabad to attend a seminar. His goal changes after he encounters Sathyam (Mohanlal), who is a messiah for the oppressed.

Son of Satyamurthy: 

Son of Satyamurthy is a 2015 Telugu action-drama by Trivikram Srinivas that features Allu Arjun, Samantha, Upendra, Nithya Menon, and Adah Sharma key roles. It is the story of an ideal guy who lives his life on his principles and is bound to them. The movie also has an angle of a love interest between Anand (Allu) and Sameera (Samantha). Anand is the son of a billionaire who lost his life in an accident. Despite having so much wealth, Anand decides to work for his family.


eega, makhi

Eega is one of the most popular films Samantha. The 2012 fantasy action film by SS Rajamouli features Sudeep, Nani, and Samantha in key roles. Nani has played the role of a young man who falls in love with Bindu (Samantha), an NGO worker. Trouble in paradise starts after Sudeep, an industrialist, gets his eyes on Bindu. Seeing Nani as his competitor, Sudip gets him killed. Nani is reincarnated as a fly and takes his revenge on Sudip.

A Aa: 

A Aa is a 2016 Telugu romantic drama starring Samantha as Anasuya and Nithiin as Anand. Aanand is a middle-class guy who runs an e-foods business, whereas Anasuya belongs to a rich family. The movie showcases an angle of love between Anasuya and Aanand. However, their journey to get together is not as easy due to their complicated family history. By the time Anasuya realizes her feelings for Anand, her marriage is already fixed. It is a very gripping romantic tale.

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Rangasthalam 1985: 

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Rangasthalam is a 2018 Telugu period action drama film featuring Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni in pivotal roles. The movie narrates the story of two brothers Chittibabu (Charan) and Kumar Babu (Pinisetty). They show the courage to stand up against the village’s local government and the corrupt co-operative society president Phanindra Bhupathi (Jagapathi Babu). Meanwhile, Chittibabu falls in love with Ramalakshmi (Samantha), and their story runs parallel.


Majili is a 2019 Telugu romantic sports drama featuring Naga Chaitanya, Samantha Akkineni, and Divyansha Kaushik in lead roles. This was Naga and Samantha’s first collaboration after their marriage. Poorna (Naaga) is an aspiring cricketer from Vizag who falls in love with Anshu (Divyansha). Anshu’s parents are against her relation, and that leads to the separation of the two. Poorna is devastated, and he resorts to alcohol. He marries Sravani (Samantha) due to his father’s pressure, and it takes him a long time to accept her as his wife.

Autonagar Surya: 

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Autonagar Surya is another film that brings Naga and Samantha together on screen. It is a 2014 Telugu action drama featuring the couple in lead roles. The film’s story revolves around Surya (Naga), an orphan working as a mechanic in Autonagar, who kills a goon and faces jail for 5 years. Surya decides to take an engineering degree inside the prison and pursue his dream of building a vehicle completely powered by batteries. Samantha has played Srisha, the love interest of Surya.