Sam, who started her journey as Jesse in the film Ye Maaya Chesave, went on to portray a de-glam role as Ramalakshmi in Rangasthalam and left an indelible mark on the Tollywood audience. Later on, she lured audiences with many unforgettable roles. Be it a glamorous role or a character role, Samantha knows how to own it and add her unique touch to it. Her expressions and performance on screen cast magic on audiences. Be it bubbly roles or serious roles, Sam has the capability to add life and impress everyone. Sam began her career as a model. Cinematographer Ravi Varman, who saw her in a modeling video, chose her as the heroine for his directorial debut. While the film was in pre-production, Gautam Menon offered the lead role in his upcoming film. The film was made in Tamil and Telugu simultaneously. Chai and Sam played the roles essayed by Simbu and Trisha in Tamil. The response to Samantha's role in Telugu was the same as the response to Trisha in Tamil. It common to have comparisons and criticism on someone's acting when different actors play the same role. But in the case of Jesse's character there were no such controversies. Just as Samantha became popular with that role in Telugu, so did Trisha in Tamil. This is Samantha's first film. Since then she has acted in many films and gained recognition across the country. Chai and Sam's acquaintance with the film turned into love and they are a married couple now. They did 4 movies together. It has been 11 years since the release of Samantha's debut film 'Emaya Chesave'. So today is also the birthday of the actress within her. Happy 11 years Sam.