Tollywood favourite onscreen couple, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya tied the knot in a destination wedding held in Goa in October. On November 12, the Akkineni family hosted a grand wedding reception for their celebrity friends in Hyderabad.
Telugu film industry superstars like Prabhas, Jr NTR, Mahesh Babu and Balakrishna were not seen at the gala event. Pawan Kalyan, his close friend Trivikram Srinivas who worked with Samantha for several films were also absent. Director Gautham Menon also gave a miss to the party. It was shocking to see many top actresses like Kajal, Tamannaah, Anushka Shetty, and Trisha were also missing at the reception.
According to reports, Mahesh Babu is in the United States, however, his father superstar Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala, Naresh, Sudheer Babu have attended the event, compensating for his absence.
However, the event was attended by the biggest names from Telugu cinema. The high-profile guest list also included prominent politicians, sports personalities and businessmen.
Megastar family including Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan, Allu Arjun, Varun Tej were in attendance at this wedding reception. Ace filmmakers SS Rajamouli, Vamshi Paidipally, senior actors like Nandamuri Harikrishna, UV Krishnam Raju, Krishna, Murali Mohan and young actors like Nikhil Siddharth, Nani, Rakul Preet, Rashi Khanna were also among others who graced the star-studded event.
Actor Rana Daggubati, Naga Chaitanya’s cousin, was also present along with his father filmmaker Daggubati Suresh Babu.
It is worth noting that the Daggubatis had thrown a grand party last month for the newly-weds, Samantha and Chaitanya. Samantha too shared a few pictures of the night.