South star Jr.NTR recently tested positive for Covid-19. The actor will be turning a year older on May 20, and his fans across the globe have already started the pre birthday celebrations on social media.
Ahead of his 37th birthday, Jr. NTR shared an important statement making a humble request to his fans and well wishers.
In his note, the actor first shared his health update and expressed gratitude to his fans. He wrote:
"My dear fans, a big thank you to each and every one of you. I have seen your messages, your videos and your good wishes. Your prayers have kept me going and I am indebted to you all for this love. I'm doing very good and I hope to test negative soon.”
Every year, hundreds of fans gather to celebrate the actor’s birthday but this year, owing to the pandemic norms, Jr.NTR requested his fans to stay at home.
"Every year, the affection shown by you on the occasion of my birthday is something I truly cherish. But in these challenging times, the biggest gift you can give me is to stay home and follow local lockdown rules."
He also promised to celebrate his birthday together when all this is over. The statement further reads:
“Our country is at war with Covid 19. Our medical community and frontline workers are waging a selfless and tireless war. Many people have lost their loved ones and livelihoods. This is not a time for celebration. This is a time for showing our solidarity with those in need. Please take care of your family and loved ones. Support each other and extend a helping hand to those in need. When all this is over and the war on Covid 19 is won, we shall celebrate together. Wear a mask. Stay at home. Jai Hind”
On the work front, Jr. NTR will be seen in SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus film RRR. The film also stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in key roles.
The film is a period drama like never before, a fictional take on the younger days of celebrated freedom fighters Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharamaraju. While Jr. NTR plays Bheem, Alia Bhatt will be seen playing Sita in the film.
Produced by DVV Danayya, RRR is set to release in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, and several other India languages.