Tollywood Takes up Cleaning in Film Nagar
HYDERABAD: A galaxy of Telugu film stars enthusiastically participated in the Swacch Hyderabad program in Film Nagar under Jubilee Hills here on Sunday.
Commercial Taxes Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Movie Artistes’ Association (MAA) president Rajendra Prasad, popular cine directors Raghavendra Rao, Trivikaram Srinivas, Boyapati Sreenu, Shankar, Suresh Naidu and cine actors, such as Venkatesh, Rana, Rajasekhar, Tanikella Bharani, Venu Madhav, actress Rakulpreet Singh and others took part in the program.
The actors and industry people picked up spades and baskets and plunged into ‘action’ of lifting garbage on the roads and shifting it.
Speaking on the occasion, Talasani said cinema has the power to influence the society, and it was the responsibility of film personalities to take up the cause and spread awareness about it. The minister requested them to encourage their fans and common man to lend a helping hand in the great program.
He also assured the film industry that the TRS government would take responsibility of making Telugu cine industry as second to none in the country. He also said the local population has onerous responsibility of keeping their environs and highways clean and tidy.
The State government has formulated a 25-crore rupees plan to develop highways within three years, he added. (NSS)