Actor Nagarjuna has opened up for the first time on Naga Chaitanya and Samantha's divorce.
Reportedly, the legal proceedings have been initiated and Nagarjuna has revealed that it was Samantha who wanted to part ways.
Speaking to a news portal, the veteran actor stated that Samantha applied for divorce and that his son Naga accepted the decision, but was worried about the family’s reputation
He further added that Naga and Samantha were very close and even celebrated New Year 2021 together, post which problems may have cropped up between the two. Nagarjuna also added that he is not aware of the problem that forced Naga and Samantha to take this extreme decision.
In October last year, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya had announced their separation in a joint statement
Reacting to the news, Nagarjuna had penned on social media,
“With a heavy heart, let me say this! whatever happened between Sam and Chay is very unfortunate. What happens between a wife and husband is very personal. Sam and Chay are dear to me. My family will always cherish the moments spent with sam and she will always be dear to us! May God bless them both with strength."
On the work front, Samantha is winning hearts for her dance number from Allu Arjun's Pushpa: The Rise. She will soon be seen playing a pivotal role in an international movie which is all set to go on floors in 2022.
The movie will be an adaptation of the 2004 book, Arrangements of Love by Timeri N Murari. Rumours also have it that she will be playing a possessive bisexual Tamil woman in the movie.
On the other hand, Naga Chaitanya is enjoying the success of Bangarraju, which has opened to a great response at the box office. He is gearing up for his Bollywood debut Laal Singh Chaddha alongside Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor.