Samantha Akkineni, the daughter-in-law of Nagarjuna, and the wife of Naga Chaitanya skipped the ANR National Awards 2019. Akkineni fans are upset with her absence and are not able to understand that why did she skip the award event. ANR Award was instituted by the Akkineni International Foundation in 2006 in honour of ANR (Akkineni Nageswara Rao). On 14th November, Akkineni family announced that late actress Sridevi and Rekha were the winners of the 2019's awards and megastar Chiranjeevi would honour them at a grand ceremony on 17th November.
The Akkineni Family including Nagarjuna, Naga Chaitanya, Akhil , Sushanth, Sumanth, Supriya and other spotted at ANR Events, the absence of Samantha became a talking point. The sources close to Samantha say that the actress is shooting for her debut web series 'The Family Man 2' and as she is away from Hyderabad, became fail to attend the event.