South Indian actress, Samantha Akkineni praised her father-in-law, Nagarjuna Akkineni amid reports of her separation with Naga Chaitanya. However, the reason behind her reposting the tweet is sweet.
Since the day, reports of trouble in the marital life of Tollywood couple, Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya have been doing the rounds in the media, their fans were extremely saddened. The couple was loved so much by the fans that they couldn't bear the rumours of their separation. Though neither Samantha nor Chaitanya have confirmed anything, a lot of developments have taken place that is giving mixed signals to their fans.
For the unversed, on July 31, 2021, Samantha Akkineni had taken action that had ignited the rumours of her troubled marriage with Naga Chaitanya. This had raised many eyebrows as the actress had dropped her surname ‘Akkineni’ on her IG and Twitter handles. She had changed her name to simply ‘S’, making everyone wonder if things were going downhill between her and her husband, Chaitanya.
A few hours back, Samantha Akkineni took to her Twitter handle to share a video of her father-in-law, Nagarjuna Akkineni, in which the actor can be seen paying a tribute to his late father, Akkineni Nageswara Rao on his birth anniversary. Samantha heaped praises for him and wrote, ''This is so beautiful @iamnagarjuna. mama #ANRLivesOn."
However, a report by Pinkvilla stated that earlier when Samantha posted the video, she did not mention the term 'mama' in the caption. For the unversed, mama means father-in-law in Telugu. Therefore, the actress deleted her previous post and reshared it on her Twitter handle to include the word 'mama' for her father-in-law, Nagarjuna Akkineni.
When Nagarjuna had celebrated his 62nd birthday on August 29, 2021, his family members had gathered to celebrate the legendary actor's birthday in Hyderabad. The inside pictures from the occasion had gone viral over the internet. Though the celebrations had included everyone from their closed circles, his daughter-in-law, Samantha's absence did not go unnoticed. Thereby, making netizens wonder if something wrong is going on between her and Naga Chaitanya.
Though Samantha Akkineni was missing from the celebrations of Nagarjuna's birthday, she had not missed the chance to wish him on his special day and had dropped a sweet wish for her father-in-law on her Twitter handle. She had tweeted, "No words can describe my respect for you. I wish you an abundance of health and happiness, today and always. Happy birthday to the man, the phenomena @iamnagarjuna mama.”
Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya had tied the knot on October 6, 2017, after knowing each other for eight years.