Recently, popular celebrity fashion designer Shilpa Reddy and her husband Preetham Reddy tested positive for the coronavirus. This has sent a shockwave in the film industry. Shilpa maintains a close relationship with many celebrities of tinsel town. She is the best friend of star actress Samantha Akkineni. Ever since the news of Shilpa broke out, reports started flowing in stating that Samantha and Naga Chaitanya have also tested positive for COVID-19. However, the close sources to the actors confirmed that the news is false and the couple is doing fine.
According to the sources, both Chaitanya and Samantha became extra cautious after Shilpa and Preetham tested positive. They are not leaving home and are following all norms to stay safe from the virus. We hear that the whole Akkineni family got alerted as the virus is spreading like a wildfire. None of them are planning to start their shootings anytime soon.
Currently, Naga Chaitanya is acting in the film Love Story. Directed by Shekhar Kammula, Sai Pallavi plays the female lead in it. This movie is currently in the final stages of its shoot. On the other side, Samantha will be making her digital debut this year with The Family Man Season 2. This Amazon Prime Video original will start streaming by the end of this year. Samantha has also signed a Tamil film called Kathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal. Directed by Vignesh Shivn, this film features Vijay Sethupathi and Nayanthara in the other lead roles.