Samantha Akkineni And Naga Chaitanya have been in the limelight for quite some time now. The two were speculated to be heading for divorce, and after weeks of rumours and reports, the couple has finally announced their separation.

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Both, Samantha Akkineni And Naga Chaitanya, took to social media to share the heartbreaking news. “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. We request our fans, well-wishers and the media to support us during this difficult time and give us the privacy we need to move on. Thanking you for your support,” read the statement.


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The lovebirds had met each other on the sets of Ye Maaya Chesave in 2009. The two shared a great camaraderie and began dating each other only in 2014. The two were shooting for Autonagar Surya, when they fell in love with each other. Post that the couple was often spotted going for outings together. The actress confirmed her relationship with Chaitanya two years into the relationship.

Soon in 2017, tied the knot in Goa. Their marriage comes to an end after four long years of being together. Rumours about their separation began when The Family Man actress dropped Chaitanya’s surname, Akkineni, from her surname on social media handles. The two remained tight-lipped about the troubled relationship till now.

Ahead of announcing the split, Samantha Akkineni had also posted a cryptic Instagram post that has grabbed her fans and followers’ attention. She shared a quote that reminded her of what her mother use to tell her. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it — always,” the quote read.

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