Samantha Akkineni made her digital debut with directors Raj and DK's The Family Man 2, which is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video. In the series, she played the role of Raji and has been receiving overwhelming response. Many netizens are appreciating Samantha's stunts in the web series. She is also facing backlash for the portrayal of Sri Lankan Tamils. Director-politician Seeman, director Bharathiraj and several netizens expressed their dissatisfaction on The Family Man 2.
She recently took to social media to thank her stunt director for traning her for the show. Taking to Instagram, Samantha wrote, "A special special thank you to my person @yannickben for training me to do all of my own stunts (yes all of them ).. for pushing me to give it my all even when every part of my body ached (thanks for the pain killers by the way ) .. I have a solid fear of heights but I jumped off that building only because I knew you had my back .. lots and lots of love @yannickben #familymanseason2 (sic)."