Samantha Ruth Prabhu Resumes Work, Calls Separation Year From Naga Chaitanya 'Extremely Difficult'

Samantha Ruth Prabhu resumed work with the health podcast 'Take 20' post a long break. She talked about her autoimmune condition, myositis, and called her separation year difficult.


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Samantha Ruth Prabhu Resumes Work, Calls Separation Year From Naga Chaitanya 'Extremely Difficult'

Samantha Ruth Prabhu is one of the famous actresses who needs no introduction. The actress stepped into showbiz with her performance in the movie, Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010. Talking about her personal life, Samantha got separated from her ex-husband, Naga Chaitanya, in 2021. It was in 2022 when she was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition,  myositis, for which she took a 6-month-long break and went out for a self-healing journey.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu recalls having the most harsh time during the year she got separated from Naga Chaitanya

In her recent health podcast, Take 20, Samantha Ruth Prabhu opened up about going through a tough phase the year before she was diagnosed with myositis, which was extremely hard for her. For the unversed, it was the year when Samantha got separated from her estranged hubby, Naga Chaitanya. The actress stated that it was June last year when she felt a bit relaxed and calm after a long. Samantha stated that, during that time, she was finally able to sleep, breathe, wake up fresh, and concentrate on work. Samantha can be quoted as saying:

"I remember specifically the year before I had this problem, it was an extremely difficult year for me. I specifically remember the day that I think my friend/partner/manager Himank, and I were traveling back from Mumbai. And this was in June of the year before last, and I remember telling him that finally I feel calm. I haven’t felt a little relaxed and a little calm in a very, very long time. And I finally feel like I can breathe and I can go to sleep, and I can now wake up and focus on my work and be the best that I can be at work. And I woke up with this condition.”

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Samantha Ruth Prabhu added why she opted for a health podcast

In the same podcast, the actress also shared why she thought of doing a health podcast. Talking about the same, she added that after the harrowing experience that she had gone through and as well as has been going through, she just wants people to be safe. Samantha can be quoted as saying:

"The reason I wanted to do this podcast was because after the experience, the harrowing experience that I’ve been through and well, an autoimmune condition is lifelong, so with what I’m dealing with right now as well, I’d rather people be safe than sorry."

When Samantha Ruth Prabhu revealed that she is going to return to work soon

On February 10, 2024, Samantha shared special news with her fans and revealed that she is going to resume work very soon. The actress further mentioned that she doesn't have any work on her hands as of now, but she is going to collaborate with a friend for a health podcast, which she loves to do and is passionate for it. Sam also stated that she enjoyed making the same and it would be beneficial for the people out there.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu on dealing with the darkest thoughts after her separation from Naga Chaitanya

Earlier, in an interview with Zoom TV, Samantha Ruth Prabhu opened up about dealing with the darkest thoughts during her separation from Naga. The actress stated that there were times when she found it hard to even get out of bed. Sam added how there was a little girl inside of her who wanted to get better. Talking more about the same, Samantha added that she had the darkest thoughts running in her head, but she decided not to destroy herself with them and fought back one step at a time.

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Samantha Ruth Prabhu shared if she would opt for a second marriage

It was back in 2023 when Samantha took to her IG handle and held an 'AMA' session, wherein she answered some fans' questions. However, one such question had been, “Don't you think about marrying again?” To this, Sam gave a fiery response. Sharing statistical data that showcased that the divorce rate in a second marriage is 67 percent for both males and females, Sam added that it would be a lousy investment if she got married again.

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