I will construct hospital for poor Tollywood workers at Chitrapuri Colony: Chiranjeevi
Hyderabad, August 20: Speaking after unveiling jersey and trophy of the Celebrity Cricket Carnival to be held at Dallas in the USA on September 24, megastar Chiranjeevi on Friday night announced that he will be constructing a hospital for the poor Tollywood workers at Chitrapuri Colony in memory of his late father Konidela Venkat Rao.
“Ten-bed hospital will become operational on my birthday next year,” he said and added that he has capacity to bear entire cost of hospital construction. The actor appreciated the Tollywood Cricket Association for coming forward to donate Rs 20 lakh towards hospital.
Chiranjeevi further said that proposed hospital will provide medical care to the poor Telugu cinema workers, daily labourers and people holding BPL cards. “I am earning lakhs of rupees because of Tollywood. It’s the time to give back to Telugu film industry by constructing a hospital even if I have to spend crores,” he mentioned.
Music director SS Thaman informed Chiranjeevi that he will raise funds for hospital by organising a musical event. Megastar appreciated Thaman for his initiative.