Samantha Akkineni donates to NGOs to commemorate her milestone of 10 million followers on Instagram

To celebrate the occasion of achieving the milestone of 10 million followers on Instagram, Samantha Akkineni followed Natalie Portman's footsteps and donated to 10 NGOs in honour of her followers
Written By Akanksha Sridhara | Updated: May 26, 2020 16:39 IST
Samantha Akkineni donates to NGOs to commemorate her milestone of 10 million followers on Instagram

One million followers is in itself a milestone, let alone 10 million! Samantha Akkineni hit the milestone on the social media platform Instagram. Samantha Akkineni shared a celebratory post to commemorate the occasion. Samantha shared a photo wherein she is mid-air celebrating with joy. She took the caption to thank her followers and also stated she is donating to NGOs as a celebration of her followers and with the intention of doing good. She notes that she took the cue of donation from Hollywood actress Natalie Portman. Natalie donated to 7 non-profit organizations to commemorate her 7 million followers recently. Samantha is following her footsteps to give back to society. Samantha mentions all the organizations she's donating to in her caption. The comments section is overflowing with messages of support and affection for the actress and her decision!

Samantha Akkineni shared the post with the caption, "Yayyyyyyyyyy 10 million ... taking a cue from the gorgeous @natalieportman I have donated to 10 amazing NGO’s in honour of my big ten million family I love you all #thebigten ... @ashakuteer #laharioldagehome @desire_society #valmikifoundation @spandanasociety @akshayatrust #BharathaMathaSocialServiceSociety @maaillu @goodsamaritansindia #NirmanAssociation Logistics: @donatekart @seshankabinesh."
On the work front, Samantha was last seen in the film Jaanu. The romantic drama was a remake of the director C Prem Kumar’s own Tamil film ‘96. The film also starred actor Sharwanand in a leading role. The original film starred actors Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha in lead roles and Trisha in lead roles. Samantha will next appear in the film opposite actor Vijay Sethupathi in the film Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal. The film also stars actress Nayanthara in a leading role. Filmmaker Vignesh Shivan is directing the film. He is returning to make a film after a two-year gap.