Samantha Akkineni is one of the leading actresses of South Indian cinema. Be it Kollywood or Tollywood, the actress is rocking a rising career in both the industries. She's married to Telugu star Naga Chaitanya.

While she's riding high in both her personal and professional lives, Back in 2015, Samantha shocked everyone by revealing that she had diabetes in 2013.

When asked in an interview on why she chose to play the role of a diabetic patient in the Telugu films 'S/O Satyamurthy', Samantha admitted that she too suffered from the common disease at a young age.

Shes said, "Diabetes is very common now and it is a very small problem compared to the many problems being faced by girls. Even I had suffered from diabetes two years back. So I accepted the role of a girl, suffering from diabetes, in 'S/o Satyamurthy'. Audiences are enjoying some of my scenes in which I am seen as a diabetic."

This disease has thrust her towards a healthy lifestyle. Her determination allowed her to win over the disease. Bravo to the resilient actress!

Source: Indiaglitz
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