Hyderabad: Actor Vijay Deverakonda came out in support of Kerala flood victims by donating an amount of Rs 5 lakhs. The actor announced that he is donating the amount to Kerala Chief Minister Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) as the State is experiencing havoc caused by floods.
Sharing that Kerala was his first holiday destination, the ‘Arjun Reddy’ actor said, ” Now I hear Kerala is reeling under floods and situation is quite bad… I’ve met a lot of people from there who are some of the nicest people I know, I don’t know how to reach out personally but I am thinking of you”.
Deverakonda also requested his fans to pitch in small amounts to make a huge change, “Here, I’ll start us off with 5,00,000,” he said.
but I am thinking of you.
— Vijay Deverakonda (@TheDeverakonda) August 12, 2018
Responding to the public request made by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to contribute to relief efforts, the actor came forward to do his bit. Kerala never witnessed a calamity of such
scale and gates of 27 dams in the state had to be opened.
Earlier, Deverakonda had donated Rs 25 lakhs to Telangana Chief Minister’s Relief Fund by
auctioning his Filmfare award that he won for his movie – ‘Arjun Reddy’.