South actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu has changed her name on Twitter to Samantha Akkineni after tying the knot with her beau Naga Chaitanya Akkineni on October 6. The actress, who joined the micro-blogging platform in February 2012, has received several congratulatory messages after changing her surname. The stunning actress has also changed her surname on her Instagram profile.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya. Pic/Samantha Ruth Prabhu's Instagram account
Picture courtesy: Samantha Ruth Prabhu's Instagram account
Picture courtesy: Samantha Ruth Prabhu's Twitter account
Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who were in a relationship for nearly two years, tied the knot on Friday at a ceremony in Goa amidst their families and close friends. The destination wedding happened at Hotel W. Select guests were invited for the special occasion.
The couple held a mehendi ceremony ahead of the Hindu wedding. On Saturday, they will get married according to Christian ceremony. For the mehendi, Samantha dazzled in a powder blue lehenga, with pink and blue floral embroidery. Her outfit was paired with platinum jewellery including a maang tikka. The groom wore a cream salwar.
For the wedding ceremony, Samantha wore a special sari that was owned by Chaitanya's grandmother; D. Rajeswari, wife of popular producer D. Ramanaidu. Designer Kresha Bajaj added her touch to the sari. Chaitanya was seen wearing a white-and-white silk dhoti and kurta.
Members from the Daggubati family — Venkatesh, Suresh Babu — were one among the few family members who present at the wedding. Other celebrity guests included actors Rahul Ravindran, Vennela Kishore, Sushanth and Adivi Sesh.
On Sunday, the couple threw a lavish reception for friends from the industry in Hyderabad.