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Amitabh Bachchan has provided crown relief coupons for Tollywood daily wage earners. The southern star Chiranjeevi thanked him for the gesture on social networks. In his tweet, Chiranjeevi posted a collage of photos of the two from the short film Family, of which they were recently part. Chiranjeevi announced Big B's contribution on Twitter, saying that the latter has arranged for 12,000 corona relief coupons of Rs 1,500 each for the daily wage workers of Tollywood. These have been arranged through the proceedings of the short film, Family.
South Film Actor Chiranjeevi on Friday thanked Bollywood Big-B Amitabh Bachchan for his wonderful gesture to arrange 12000 corona relief coupons which will be distributed to the daily wage film workers of Telugu film fraternity. Each coupon is worth Rs. 1500 and they are often redeemed at Big Bazaar stores.
Chiranjeevi shares a post on his Twitter account he wrote 'Amit Ji has arranged 12000 corona relief coupons of Rs. 1500 each to be distributed to the daily wage film workers in Telugu states from the proceeds of family. A big Thank You to Big B for this wonderful initiative. These coupons can be redeemed at Big Bazaar stores,'
Amit ji @SrBachchan has arranged 12000 Corona Relief Coupons of Rs1500 each to be distributed to the Daily wage Film workers in Telugu States from the proceeds of #Family.A BIG THANK YOU to ‘BIG B’ for this wonderful initiative.These coupons can be redeemed at #BigBazaar stores pic.twitter.com/XK0vjL38MT— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) April 17, 2020
Chiranjeevi, who made his social media debut in March, has been extremely busy on Twitter with his tongue-in-cheek replies to several members of the Telugu film fraternity. He’s been leading from the front on behalf of the Telugu film industry in its fight against coronavirus pandemic. On the work front, Chiranjeevi will next be seen in the upcoming Telugu film, Acharya, in which he’s rumored to be playing dual roles. The film is being directed by Koratala Siva.
The movie will revolve around a middle-aged Naxalite-turned-social reformer who launches a fight against the Endowments Department over misappropriation and embezzlement of temple funds and donations. The film will have cinematography by Tirru while Sreekar Prasad will lookout of editing. Suresh Selvarajan will handle the production design.
Trisha was signed as the female lead. However, she recently opted out of the project thanks to creative differences. The makers are yet to find her replacement; however, reliable sources have confirmed that Kajal Aggarwal has been brought on board. To be jointly produced by Konidela Production Company and Matinee Entertainments, the film marks the maiden collaboration of Chiranjeevi and Koratala Siva. The makers are reportedly spending a whopping Rs. 140 crore on the project.