HYDERABAD: Gundu Hanumantha Rao is a popular Telugu comedian. Though he used to appear in several films a decade back, his career got slowed down with the increasing competition. His entertained the TV viewers with his character in popular serial Amrutham’ later. Opportunities decreased after his serial stint and he was suffering from financial troubles since then. Kidney related ailments further worsened his situation.
People were not aware of his situation until he revealed it in a TV show. Megastar Chiranjeevi came to know about his situation later and he offered Rs.2 lakh assistance to Hanumantha Rao. The news got wide coverage in the social media appreciating Chiru’s kind gesture. Coming to the present, Telangana State minister KTR also responded to the situation. He offered Rs. 5 lakh financial assistance to the senior comedian from the CM Relief Fund.
While sharing the information he tweeted “Rs. 5 lakhs for treatment of popular cube artist Gundu Hanmanth Rao released from CM relief fund” and also posted the sanction letter. Needless to say, KTR’s gesture is receiving huge appreciation from all quarters. Let us hope this kind of initiatives will inspire others to come forward to help the artists who require financial assistance.