Samantha Akkineni is a very prominent actress in Telugu and Tamil film Industry. When she stepped in hindi web series ‘The family Man’, she killed it like any of her performances. She won the award for best performance female (series) for ‘The family Man season 2’ at the Interational Film Festival Melbourne, 2021. This adds another feather to her glorious cap. She thanked Raj & DK (director duo) for giving her the opportunity. As she conceive she was type-casted as a cute girl.
What Samantha Akkineni said?
On receiving the award, Samantha Akkineni said, “First time at this festival. To be here amongst such immense talent. I’m grateful and it’s such a huge honour. Thanks to Raj and DK to see past the cute girl image I have and to give me this role which is so different from what I have done so far. To give me this character that has so many layers and such diverse parts to it. It’s my big dive into OTT and what an amazing show to do it with”.
Apart from Samantha, Manoj bajpayee won the best performance male for ‘The Family Man’ season 2. Suriya won the award for best performance male for ‘Soorarai Pottru and Vidya Balan for Sherni won the best performance female award. Suriya’s ‘Soorarai Pottru’ was awarded the best feature film. Suriya accepted the award on the behalf of the film’s team.