February 23, 2024


Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Vijay Deverakonda are currently busy promoting their upcoming film, Kushi. The makers of the film recently organized a musical concert in Hyderabad. At the event, the actors wowed everyone with their mesmerizing chemistry. Despite being on a break, The Family Man actress marked her presence at the event. The South actress opened up about suffering from the auto-immune disease myositis and how it has affected her. During the event, Vijay revealed that Samantha didn’t want to talk about her health.

Vijay Deverakonda shares why Samantha remained silent about her health

At the event, the Arjun Reddy actor shared about the phase of her low health. He stated, “She struggled a lot with the film. We started this film in April 2022 with a smile on our faces. We had completed 60 percent. Only 30-35 percent of shooting was pending. By July, Sam’s health condition deteriorated. She said that her health wasn’t good. Shiva and I were like “You look beautiful. What problem do you have?” We took it lightly. Later, we understood her plight.”

Vijay further said that she stopped talking to them because of her ill health. He added, “I told Sam that we are actors and that we are storytellers. I felt we did not have to talk about our struggles in the open. After a point, Samantha felt it was her responsibility to talk about her health. She stopped talking to us and she stopped seeing all of us. Samantha was extremely unwell. She fought so many battles. At that point, she decided to share it with everyone, just to tell people that there’s hope.”

About Kushi

Talking about Kushi, the trailer highlights the complexities faced by the couple post-marriage, emphasizing the reality that love alone is not sufficient. The movie is about to show factors such as mutual understanding and trust also play crucial roles. Samantha plays the role of Aaradhya in the upcoming film who gets married to Viplav (Vijay) despite their parent’s disapproval. The romantic drama marks Samantha and Vijay’s second film together post-Mahanati. The Shiva Nirvana directorial will release on 1st September.

Also Read: Kushi Trailer: Samantha Ruth Prabhu & Vijay Deverakonda starrer highlights the complexities of love after marriage



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