‘Our relationship which we believe will always hold a special bond between us,’ wrote actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu announcing her separation with Chaitanya Akkineni. Making the strong rumors from the past three months true, the ‘Em Maya Chesave’ actress took to social media to announce that they will be parting ways as husband and wife.
The post read, ‘To all our well-wishers. After much deliberation and thought Chay and I have decided 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. Thanking you for your support.’
Chay as well posted the same message requesting the fans, media and well-wishers to respect their privacy in the difficult times. Followed by which, Chay’s father and star hero Nagarjuna wrote, “Whatever happened between Sam and Chay is very unfortunate. My family will always cherish the moments spent with sam and she will always be dear to us! May God bless them both with strength.”
The speculations about the couple’s rift started when Samantha Prabhu Ruth dropped her surname Akkineni on social media. Despite rumors and hard-hitting speculations, the actress chose to remain tightlipped. In an interview to another news portal after the release of ‘Family Man-2’, the actress revealed that she was bombarded with over 65000 tweets but will speak when she has to speak and when she feels like there is something to say.