Actor Samantha Akkineni on Friday took to Twitter to thank director Gautham Menon and her fans to mark the completion of her 11 years in the film industry. “#11yearanniversary Thankyou @menongautham for seeing something in me bowing deeply..something that I really didn’t see in myself.. Thankyou @ManjulaOfficial and Thankyou @chay_akkineni. and Thankyou to all of you reading this .. you have made me the happiest woman in the world (sic),” tweeted Samantha.
She made her acting debut with the critically acclaimed romantic drama Ye Maaya Chesave. Written and directed by Gautham, the film released on February 26, 2010.