Samantha, who was holidaying in Europe with her husband and Tollywood actor Naga Chaitanya, posted a picture of her in beach dress, which did not go down well with a section of fans.
Many, especially those who are loyal to the legendary Akkineni family of Telugu cinema (Naga Chaitanya is the grandson of Akkineni Nageswara Rao), started posting comments hitting out at her.
Following this, Samantha posted a middle finger pic and captioned it saying “For all those of you who thought you had a say in how I should live my life after marriage”.
The Irumbu Thirai and Mersal actress’ Instagram story against moral policing is getting a lot of positive comments on the social media.
Recently, Samantha crossed seven million followers on popular microblogging site Twitter.
Besides Samantha, Shruti Haasan and Dhanush are the other two popular south stars who entered the 7 million club on Twitter.
This month, Samantha had release of two of her films- Seema Raja and U Turn- both of which hit the screens for Vinayaka Chathurthi on September 13.
She recently tasted back to back success by being part of blockbuster movies Irumbu Thirai, Nadigaiyar Thilakam and Rangasthalam.