Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, also known as messiah, praised a fan named Venkatesh who walked barefoot from Hyderabad to Mumbai to meet him. He added that he doesn't want to encourage anyone to take the trouble of doing this.
Taking to Instagram on Thursday, Sonu Sood shared a picture of himself standing next to the boy. Venkatesh was seen holding a placard with Sood's picture on it. The placard had 'the real hero Sonu Sood' and 'Hyd to Mumbai', among other captions.
Sonu Sood captioned: "Venkatesh, this boy walked barefoot all the way from Hyderabad to Mumbai to meet me, despite me making efforts to arrange some sort of transportation for him to come here. He is truly inspiring and has immensely humbled me Ps. I, however, don’t want to encourage anyone to take the trouble of doing this, love you all."
Sonu has been helping people amid the Covid-19 pandemic by sending them their homes. Even as he garnered praises across India.
Last month, a video of fans pouring milk on his photos appeared online which went viral. The tweet claimed that the incident took place in Srikalahasti town of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh. The actor had shared the tweet and simply written, "Humbled."
After few days, another video of fans pouring milk on his photos appeared on social media. Taking to Twitter, he retweeted the video with the caption, "Humbled Request everyone to save milk for someone needy."
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