What Naga Chaitanya Said About Separation From Samantha Ruth Prabhu

A throwback of Samantha and Naga Chaitanya. (Image courtesy: chayakkineni)


  • The stars got married in 2017
  • They announced separation in October last year
  • Naga Chaitanya was last seen in ‘Love Story’

New Delhi:

Actor Naga Chaitanya, who announced separation from Samantha Ruth Prabhu in a joint statement in October last year, during a recent event, spoke about their separation. The video of the session is trending big time. The actor said in the video, “It is ok to be separated. That is a mutual decision made for their individual happiness.” He added in the video, “If she (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) is happy, then I am happy. So divorce is the best decision in such a situation.” Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya, co-stars of films like Manam, Ye Maaya Chesave and Autonagar Surya, got married in 2017. The couple had two weddings – one in accordance with South India rituals preceded by a Christian wedding. They also co-starred in the film Majili.

The stars announced their separation on social media in a joint statement last year. It read, “To all our well-wishers. After much deliberation and thought Sam and I have decided to to part ways as husband and wife to pursue our own paths. We are fortunate to have a friendship of over a decade that was the very core of our relationship which we believe will always hold a special bond between us. We request our fans, well-wishers and the media to support us during the difficult time and give us the privacy we need to move on. Thanking you for your support.”

The speculations about Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya’s rift started when Samantha Prabhu Ruth dropped her surname Akkineni on social media last year. The actress changed her display name on Instagram and Twitter to ‘S’.

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