Telugu actor Ram Pothineni is one of the young film stars down south who enjoys a huge fan-base, especially after the success of his film Ismart Shankar. The actor will be turning a year older on May 15 and fans have been looking forward to his birthday celebrations.
However, the actor has urged his fans to not indulge in any kind of celebration. Pothineni said that he is in no mood to celebrate his 32nd birthday during the coronavirus lockdown, he'd rather see his fans stay safe. As a birthday gift, he wanted wanted them to come out of this crisis stronger than before.
In a long note on Twitter, the actor wrote, "I know how much you love me and I feel blessed to see you all celebrate my birthday every year. However, I would like you all to know that I love you all too and I would want you all to hold back the celebrations this year. The safety of you and your loved ones is of utmost importance to me and I would like to see you all come out of this stronger than before. I shall consider this as my birthday gift from you all (sic)."
Some fans assured the actor that they will stay home and plan online celebrations only.
Ram Pothineni's upcoming film, Red, was supposed to hit the screens on April 9. However, the film got postponed due to lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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