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Rana Daggubati reveals battling kidney failure, heart issues in Samantha Akkineni’s show Sam Jam

In an interview with Samantha Akkineni, Rana Daggubati revealed that in 2019, he was severely ill and was suffering from calcification around the heart, failed kidneys and BP issues. 

The most awaited promo of Samantha Akkineni's talk show Sam Jam is out. For the second episode, Rana Daggubati and director Nag Ashwin are the guests on the show. In the promo, Rana Daggubati's untold story left the studio audience and Samantha Akkineni teary-eyed.

Yes, for the first time, Rana Daggubati opened up about his critical health condition. Rana said "When life is on a fast-forward mode, there is suddenly a pause button. I had BP since my birth and doctors told me that I also have serious problems like calcification around the heart and failed kidneys. It would have been a 70% chance of a stroke or haemorrhage and a 30% chance of death." Samantha, who is also a good friend of Rana in real life, also got emotional and shared that she has witnessed Rana Daggubati being strong throughout his tough time in life.