Actor Sonu Sood was on November 21 felicitated on the sets of Chiranjeevi starrer Telugu film Acharya for all the humanitarian work he did during the coronavirus pandemic. Actor Tanikella Bharani and director Koratala Siva felicitated Sonu on behalf of the entire team. The official Twitter handle of Telegu Film Nagar shared the pictures from the sets while giving a glimpse of the felicitation.
Apart from the pictures, in a video that has surfaced online from the film set, Bharani is seen talking about Sonu Sood’s exemplary work for the needy during this pandemic. In the short clip, he said that a lot of people have money but it took a lot of heart to use it to help someone in dire need. As Bharani appreciated Sonu’s goodwill, one could hear the entire unit applauding him and praising his sincere efforts for what he has been doing in this lockdown.
According to several media reports, Sonu Sood is believed to be playing the antagonist in Acharya, which stars Chiranjeevi in a dual role. The project marked Chiranjeevi’s maiden collaboration with director Koratala Siva. The film reportedly will be about a middle-aged Naxalite-turned-social reformer who launches a fight against the Endowments Department over misappropriation and embezzlement of temple funds and donations.
Meanwhile, after seeing his exemplary work towards the people and the society, the actor has been appointed as the Punjab state icon by the Election Commission of India (ECI), an official statement said on Monday. Informing about this development, Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Mr. S Karuna Raju said that his office had sent a proposal to ECI in this regard and ECI approved the same. He said that this appointment would prove beneficial to aware people especially young voters about ethical voting. Belonging to the Moga district of Punjab, Mr. Sonu Sood has been proving his acting prowess in various films of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Punjabi. He is also indulging in public welfare works and other social services.
(Image credit: Telegu Film Nagar/ Twitter)
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