A few days ago, Samantha Akkineni’s best friend and designer Shilpa Reddy revealed that she and her husband have been tested positive for coronavirus. The couple was in home-quarantine for two weeks and are doing fine now.
Shilpa took to Instagram to share a positive video of her battle with the novel coronavirus and also listed out the do’s and don’ts that one can follow to build their immunity.
Nagarjuna Akkineni took to Twitter and gave a shout out to Shilpa Reddy for battling the disease. Posting the Instagram link of her video, he also appreciated Shilpa for sharing her story with the world.
As the cases of #COVID__19 increase in the world,The only weapon right now seems to be being healthy in mind & body.Our dear friend #Shilpareddy and her husband experienced the virus and came out of it shining!! Listen to her experience..inspiring!! https://t.co/mqRmuLQYlM
— Nagarjuna Akkineni (@iamnagarjuna) June 25, 2020
Samantha Akkineni, who is immensely proud of Shilpa for sharing the video, took to Instagram to appreciate her friend. She wrote, “It takes guts to do what you did @shilpareddy.official.. exposing yourself to the danger of controversy and stigma in a society such as ours. You have made us all incredibly proud. It can happen to me, it can happen to you, it can happen to anybody. But, we are in this together to help one another. God bless (sic).”
Samantha’s Instagram story
Shilpa Reddy was pleasantly surprised by Nagarjuna’s message on Twitter and revealed that she released the video in good intention to spread awareness. “I made the video in good intention to create awareness about the importance of investing in our physical and mental well-being along with trying to break the social stigma attached to Covid. Did not know it would create such a positive impact. Extremely grateful (sic),” she wrote on her Instagram story.
Shilpa Reddy’s Instagram story
Meanwhile, Samantha’s fans are worried about her well-being as she posted a photo with Shilpa Reddy, a week ago. They also questioned Shilpa if she had met Samantha before testing positive or later.