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Actor Nagarjuna gets Covid vaccine, urges everyone eligible to follow suit

The Telugu star took to Twitter to share the news with a picture of himself getting vaccinated.

Haricharan Pudipeddi

Actor Nagarjuna Akkineni today revealed that he got vaccinated for Covid-19 yesterday. He said there was absolutely no down time in the process and urged everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated.

Nagarjuna took to Twitter to share the news with a picture of himself getting the jab.

“Got my Covaxin jab yesterday. Absolutely no down time. I urge whoever is eligible to take the vaccine!... Book your vaccine. and get it done,” he wrote. 

On the career front, Nagarjuna is busy with the release of his upcoming Telugu film, Wild Dog. The film is slated for release on 2 April.

Directed by first-timer Ahishor Solomon, the film’s trailer was released last week. Chiranjeevi released the trailer and called Nagarjuna a ‘fearless actor’ for trying out different genres.

Recently, the team completed the final schedule of the movie in the Himalayas. After the successful completion of the schedule, an excited Nagarjuna had posted on Twitter: “Heading home after wrapping up my work for Wild Dog! Feeling sad as I say goodbye to my talented team and the Himalayas.”

The title and first-look poster for the project were unveiled by the makers in December 2019, with Nagarjuna sharing his excitement on Twitter. “Excited to be part of a true life-inspired drama after a long time. Playing an NIA [National Investigation Agency] officer. New-age technicians and new format filmmaking. One never stops learning. 2020 is going to be exciting,” the star had tweeted.

The first-look poster was of a newspaper headline which read: 'Encounter in city; 6 dead. Police or wild dog?'

Wild Dog has been bankrolled by Matinee Entertainment. The film also stars Dia Mirza, Saiyami Kher, Prakash Sudarshan and Ali Reza.