Krish Donates ‘Kanche’ Award Money To Basavatarakam Hospital
Jagarlamudi Krish has created a niche for himself by directing different movies such as ‘Gamyam, Vedam, Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum’ and won the hearts Telugu audiences. His film with Varun Tej as hero, ‘Kanche’ was made with the second World War in its backdrop has one National Award in the best regional film category and Krish had recently (on May 3) received the award from President Pranab Mukherjee. However, the director had donated the money he got along with the award from the Indian Government to Nandamuri Basava Tarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital. Earlier also he did a similar feat. In Andhra Pradesh there is a village called Kuncherla near Vinugonda in Guntur district. In that village there is no hospital or at least the primary health centre. When the government announced that they would construct a hospital in the village if any one comes forward and hand over land for it, immediately Krish gave away his one acre land for the purpose. After the government constructed the hospital, it was named after Krish’s grandparents as Jagarlamudi Ramanayya Choudary and Siramamma Hospital. Recently health minister Kamineni Srinivas had inaugurated the hospital. Speaking on the occasion, Krish says, “I am feeling very happy as I donated the award money to Basavatarakam Indo-American cancer hospital, which is treating my mother and several others in an efficiently.