Today marks south sensation Jr NTR’s birthday. However, celebrations are not in order as the star is currently recovering from COVID-19. On the special occasion, the star shared a statement on his social media where he appealed to fans to not celebrate his day lavishly and follow protocol by staying home. He also talked about the second wave of the COVID pandemic and how we are living in ‘challenging’ times.
Jr NTR’s post on his Twitter handle revealed, “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 continued by mentioning, “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 celebrations.”
Read Jr NTR’s full statement here:
A humble appeal ?? pic.twitter.com/vzEtODgtEf
— Jr NTR (@tarak9999) May 19, 2021
In terms of work, Jr NTR will soon be seen in the pan-Indian epic film directed by SS Rajamouli titled ‘RRR’. The film also stars Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, and Ajay Devgn in key roles.