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Prithviraj help chennai Floods People – Prithviraj and team pitch in to help Chennai

Prithviraj help chennai Floods People

Prithviraj help chennai Floods People – Prithviraj and team pitch in to help Chennai

Prithviraj help chennai Floods People

The audio launch of G Marthandan’s Prithviraj-starrer didn’t make much noise and yet managed to a make an earnest contribution for Chennai floods relief. The team behind the movie kept it a low-key affair and ensured that funds that would be usually used to host a glitzy event is given to aid those affected in Chennai.Actor Maniyanpillai Raju, who led the effort, says, “Normally we would have invited 300 people and hosted the event in a huge hall. But we cut the number to 25, including only those who were closely associated with the project. We handed over `1 lakh for the relief.”

The actor also says that Chennai is a special place for him. “A lot of us started our careers in that city and we have been to each and every lane there. It’ll always be Madras for us. It’s my second home and a place I would want to go back to,” he explains. “I hope our efforts get more people to contribute whatever they can to help the people in Chennai.”

Prithviraj, who plays the role of carefree youth named Joy in the movie, said, “I spent a lot of my time in childhood in Chennai. I have a lot of friends there.” The actor said he was constantly in touch with actors in Tamil Nadu including buddy Narain who are coordinating efforts as part of Nadigar Sangam to help those affected.The event also saw director Lal pledging to donate `1 lakh for the flood relief