May 19 : South superstar Jr. NTR, who is currently in isolation after testing Covid-19 positive, took to social media profile and urged his fans not to celebrate his birthday amid the second wave.
On coming 20th May, superstar will clock his 38th Birthday. As tradition with his fans, they gather outside his house and interact with him, but this year, actor urged his fans to practice restraint.
Jr. NTR issued a press statement, it read, “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 am doing very good and I hope to test negative soon"
"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 lockdown rules"
"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 over and the war on Covid-19 is won, we shall celebrate together. Wear a mask. Stay at home. Jai Hind"
Meanwhile on the work front, Jr NTR will next be seen in SS Rajamouli's RRR, which is slated to release in theatres on October 13. It is a fictional tale of Telugu freedom fighters, Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem, played by Ram Charan and Jr NTR, respectively.
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