Lakshmi Manchu's throwback gardening session with Samantha Akkineni

Lakshmi Manchu took to social media on Friday night to share pictures of the time when Samantha Akkineni and designer Shilpa Reddy surprised her with an impromptu lunch.

Sharing a picture of the three of them posing with her little one Vidya Nirvana, she wrote, “@samantharuthprabhuoffl & @shilpareddy.official surprised me with an impromptu lunch a few days ago, and I already miss the time spent. We need to have such Impromptu Lunch Plans way more often! #LakshmiUnfiltered #ImpromptuLunch #Gardening #LoveGreenery #NirvanaManchu.” (sic) In the pic, Lakshmi can be seen dressed in a soft pink shirt paired with ripped jeans, while Samantha opts for a simple grey top and black jeans.

In another pic, Samantha can be seen posing with fridge magnets that double as planters. Sharing it, she wrote, “@samantharuthprabhuoffl and her super infectious smile is something that can’t be missed out! She surely has a BIG green thumb! This cutie helped me decorate my fridge with these cute planters. We need to spend such quality time often! #LakshmiUnfiltered #ImpromptuLunch #Gardening #LoveGreenery.” (sic) She posted a third pic of Samantha tending to plants and wrote of how the gardening session was fun.

Samantha commented on one of the pictures with an, “Awwwww,” (sic) and a heart emoji. The Oh! Baby and Jaanu actress as taken up urban farming and gardening big time during the pandemic, growing fresh produce at her green spaces at home. She also kick-started the #GrowWithMe movement to help encourage her fans to do the same and has shared videos and pictures answering some common queries.