New Delhi: Actress Ramya Krishnan who rose to fame after her role as Rajamata Shivagami from Baahubali took the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday. The actress took to her Twitter and shared a picture of herself taking the vaccination“Vaccinated!! #covidvacccine #foryourself #forothers #getvaccienated”. Ramya also requested her fans and followers to get themselves vaccinated. In the picture, the actress can be seen sitting still on a couch as the doctor injects the vaccine. Ramya donned a white printed top along with beige pant and all smiles for the camera under her mask.
As soon as Ramya shared the post online, fans appreciated her decision in the comments. Talking about Ramya’s Workfront, the actress is all set to be seen in the upcoming sports-action film titled Liger. The film is written and directed by Puri Jagannadh. Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday will star as the lead characters in the film. Apart from Ramya Krishnan, the film will also star Ronit Roy, Makarand Despande and Ali in crucial roles. The film, Liger, is all set to release on September 9, 2021.
Ramya is the latest celebrity from the south industry to have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier South Indian superstars Mohanlal and Kamal Haasan also received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Mohanlal took to his Instagram handle and shared pictures of him being given a shot of the vaccine. He also thanked the government and the companies producing the vaccine. The actor also expressed gratitude to the medical fraternity and hospitals for their efforts. He wrote alongside his pictures, “Took the First Shot of Covid Vaccine from Amrita Hospital. I take this opportunity to thank the Government of India, the companies which are producing the vaccine & the medical fraternity, including all hospitals, for their relentless assistance and cooperation shown towards the COVID Vaccination Drive.”
Veteran South Indian actor turned politician Kamal Haasan also received his first dose of vaccination While sharing a picture of receiving his first jab at the hospital, the 66-year-old actor took to Twitter and wrote, “Sri Ramachandra Hospital I got vaccinated. Everyone who cares not just about themselves but also about others should get the vaccination immediately. Today immunization of body, next month vaccination against corruption. Get ready (sic).”
The second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, which began on March 1 in India, witnessed a good turnout. This phase is for people aged 60 and above, and those in the 45-59 age bracket with comorbidities. Including the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi. Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, CM Nitish Kumar, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, and Naveen Patnaik have also taken their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.