It is known news that young actor Vijay Dereakonda won Filmfare award in the category of best actor for his wonderful performance in Arjun Reddy and he decided to auction his filmfare award, the money which will be raised by the auction, will be donated to Telangana CM Relief Fund.
Vijay Deverakonda tweeted, “Ee award oka bonus. But I’d like to give it away to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. If they accept it, repu velli ichesta. Na intlo shelf meeda undatam Kante nenu puttina ee city ki it’s more useful 🙂 Roju Twitter lo Chusta, entho mandi help adigithe, @KTRTRS anna CMRF nundi help chestaru. If my first award can be auctioned and money/awareness can be raised towards this, That’ll be an epic 1st award.”
Telangana Minister KTR has already praised Vijay Deverakonda and now number of Bollywood stars like Juhi Chawla, Richha Chadda, Onir and Shikha Talsania are showering praises on Vijay Deverakonda’s noble gesture.
Juhi Chawla said, “The awards hold a special place in everyone’s heart and it is special for everyone, But Vijay Deverakonda who has taken the decision to auction his filmfare award is a very sweet initiative. Vijay Deverakonda’s gesture has definitely won everyone’s heart.”
Richa Chadda won several awards for her performance in Masaan which was released in 2015. The talented actress said, “Lyricist-writer Varun Grover and director Neeraj Ghaywan, have donated their money from the National Award for Masaan for the cause of water. Now Vijay Deverakonda’s act to auction filmfare award is an encouraging act.”
Film maker Onir who is popular for his movie My Brother…Nikhil, and has won has won 13 total film awards said, “Vijay Deverakonda’s act is admirable because he is a youth icon.“
Shikha Talsania, who was recently seen in Veere Di Wedding said, “ It is a unique way of engaging more people to contribute for a cause. In Hindi film Industry (Bollywood) number of celebrities have auctioned their costumes, jewellery, shows and awards for a cause. Vijay Deverakonda’s act encourages everyone.”
Yesterday the makers of Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna starrer Geetha Govindam, released the first look poster which received decent response. Currently Vijay Deverakonda is waiting for the release of Taxiwaala.