Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya announced their divorce in October. This news left Chayasam fans extremely disappointed. However, it is now being told that Samantha was not the first woman who wanted to marry Chaitanya.
Before marrying Samantha in 2017, the 35-year-old Telugu actor was reportedly dating Shruti Haasan, daughter of Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan. Chaitanya and Shruti had worked together in the 2018 film Premam. According to KoiMoi.com, Chaitanya and Shruti were in a relationship before tying the knot with Samantha. According to reports, Chaitanya was in a serious relationship with Shruti and wanted to marry her. The two met in 2013 and made it an instant hit. However, their relationship could not turn into marriage.
Samantha and Naga Chaitanya, who tied the knot in October 2017, announced their separation on October 2 in a joint statement on social media.
“To all our well-wishers. After much deliberation and deliberation, Sam and I have decided to go our separate ways as husband and wife. We are fortunate that our relationship goes back more than a decade. And we believe that we will always have a special bond. We request our fans, well-wishers and media to support us in this difficult time and give us the necessary privacy to move forward. Thank you for your support. Thank you. ,” read the note.
Chaitanya and Samantha announced their separation a few days before their fourth wedding anniversary. Later that month, Samantha also deleted her pictures with Chaitanya from her Instagram. The actors had a destination wedding in Goa in 2017.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Naga Chaitanya celebrated his birthday. Chaitanya’s father Nagarjuna Akkineni unveiled the former’s first look as Chinna Bangaraju from his upcoming film Bangaraju. Bangaraju is the third film of Naga Chaitanya and his father Nagarjuna together. On his son’s birthday, Nagarjuna wished him well by releasing “Chinna Bangaraju’s first look and style” along with the teaser of the film.