“I am very proud…”: Nagarjuna to his son Naga Chaitanya for handling the split from Samantha calmly

After Samantha and Naga Chaitanya’s separation, Nagarjuna was worried for his son.

The ‘Ye Maaya Chesave’ actors Samantha and Naga Chaitanya got separated after 4 years of marriage, this news came out as a shock to everyone. Questions were lifted against Samantha and Akkineni family, though the actress responded to a few rumours, Naga Chaitanya and Nagarjuna remained silent throughout this period.

Nagarjuna spoke about the issue in the recent promotion of the film Bsngarraju, he was proud of his son for handling the separation very calmly, “I am very proud of how calm he remained through it all. He was not provoked into uttering a single word. Like any father, I was very worried about him. But he was more worried about me than I was about him. He would ask me, ‘You okay, Dad?’ and I’d be like, ‘Errr, isn’t that what I should be asking you?’ said Nagarjuna, in an interview with Firstpost.


Naga Chaitanya mentioned that his family stood by him and supported him during his difficult time.

Nagarjuna realised a statement after a few hours of Samantha and Chaitanya’s separation in October 2021 which stated “With a heavy heart let me say this! Whatever happened between Sam and Chay is very unfortunate. What happens between a wife and husband is very personal. Sam and Chay, both are dear to me. 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 love affair of Samantha and Naga Chaitanya started when they both collaborated for the film, Ye Maaya Chesave, they dated each other for long year’s. Later, Samantha and Naga Chaitanya had a grand wedding ceremony in October 2017.