Telugu stars show the way: Allu Arjun donates Rs 25 lakh for Chennai

  • IANS, Hyderabad
  • Updated: Dec 03, 2015 17:00 IST
Allu Arjun who spent 18 years of his life in Chennai has contributed Rs 25 lakhs for relief work. (AlluArjun/Facebook)

Big stars from Telugu filmdom have come forward to help those affected by Chennai rains. Allu Arjun pledged Rs 25 lakhs while Junior NTR and Mahesh Babu will donate Rs 10 lakhs each as contribution for relief in flood-affected parts of Tamil Nadu.

“I would like to donate 25 lakh to Chennai flood relief. I spent 18 years of my early life there. It made me who I am today. I love u Chennai,” tweeted Allu Arjun, one of the popular actors of Tollywood.

NTR’s actor-brother Kalyanram also announced Rs 5 lakh to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Ravi Teja said he would be contributing Rs 5 lakh.

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Mahesh Babu, who has just delivered a big hit Srimanthudu which shows the actor adopting a village, has contributed Rs 10 lakhs for relief work in Chennai. (urstrulyMahesh/Facebook)

Varun Tej announced Rs 3 lakh, while another actor, Sampoornesh Babu said he would donate Rs 50,000 for relief in the state ravaged by heavy rains and floods.

Sai Dharam Tej declared that he would send food and medicines worth Rs 3 lakh for the flood affected people. Sundeep Kishan said he was sending 5,000 food packets from his house in Chennai.

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“Felt very sad when I saw pictures of damage caused by floods in Chennai. Tarak and I will be contributing to the Tamil Nadu CM Relief Fund,” Junior NTR tweeted.

The actor also urged others to help the people of Chennai in whatever way they can.

“Shocked and saddened at the natural calamity engulfing Chennai. This is the time to stand in support for our fellow citizens. I did my bit,” tweeted Ravi Teja.

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