Little known facts about BalakrishnaJun 10, 2016 06:48 AM IST
In his illustrious career, Balakrishna has played many different roles and acted in several path-breaking movies. He is a pro when it comes to showing intensity and has always shown variations. Not only a gifted actor, Balayya is a very good philanthropist too.
Here are few little know facts about the 'Legend' actor.
1) In 1988, a 9 year old girl named Sailaja was suffering from a heart ailment and her parents were looking for help as they couldn't afford the surgery. Reading about the girl's condition in a newspaper, Balayya and his wife Vasundhara donated the amount required for the surgery and also made sure the surgery was done successfully in Chennai. Sailaja is now a mother of two.
2) In 2011, a girl named Sravani was diagnosed with Leukaemia. Her condition worsened and the girl even lost her eyesight. Her wish was to see Balayya as she was a fan of him. Knowing about this, Balakrishna gave her moral support and also counselled her to be strong. The girl was given treatment at Basavatarakam Cancer hospital and she responded positively. She is in pink of her health now and fully recovered.
3) This year, operations were performed for children with cleft lips and Rs.5000 was also deposited in their accounts, in the supervision of Balakrishna.
4) Balakrishna, the chairman of Basavatarakam Indo Cancer Hospital, raises funds for the hospital on his own in overseas. Currently, he is USA for the purpose. Many patients are getting quality treatment at the hospital.
Telugureporter.com wishes Balakrishna a very happy birthday and all the very best for 'Gautami Putra Satakarni'.