Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao has announced on Tuesday that actress Samantha would be the new brand ambassador for the state's handloom industry.
In a meeting that took place in Hyderabad's Metro Rail Bhavan, the actress is reported to have appreciated the Ministerâ€™s initiative in supporting handlooms, while enquiring about the initiatives taken by Telangana State Handloom Weavers Cooperative Society (TSCO).
Some of the others present at the event, included TSCO director Shailaja Ramayyar, Industries and IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan, among other officials.
Taking to Twitter, KTR later said, "Thanks @Samanthaprabhu2 for agreeing to be TSCO Handloom ambassador. Let's make handlooms fashionable. Congratulations on your engagement :)" (sic).
The actress had recently gotten engaged with Chaitanya Akkineni, son of Telugu actor Nagarjuna.
In response to KTR, Samantha wrote, "It's an honour sir. Can't wait to start work at my new job, and thank you."
Thanks @Samanthaprabhu2 for agreeing to be TSCO Handloom ambassador. Let's make handlooms fashionable. Congratulations on your engagement :) pic.twitter.com/RNuXbXRGvsâ€” KTR (@KTRTRS) January 31, 2017
It's an honour sir can't wait to start work at my new job and thankyou https://t.co/EMfYgGlzFQâ€” Samantha Ruth Prabhu (@Samanthaprabhu2) January 31, 2017