Hyderabad: Telugu star Ram Charan, Power Star Pawan Kalyan, actor Rajiv Kanakala along with his wife Suma, Lakshmi Manchu, Posani Krishna Murali, Sivaji Raja were among other artists on Sunday who cast their vote at the polling station in Jubilee Hills, as part of Movie Artistes’ Association (MAA) elections 2021 on Sunday.
After weeks of intense drama and campaigning, the 900-odd member association will elect their president for MAA and other members for the Telugu film industry’s apex body.
Earlier, just before the voting began, both the contestants in fray, Manchu Vishnu and Prakash Raj, exchanged pleasantries and then went to cast their votes at the polling station. It was a display of camaraderie and friendship when Prakash Raj and Vishnu greeted and hugged each other. Soon, Prakash Raj touched Mohan Babu’s feet in a gesture to seek blessings.
Manchu Viranica Reddy, wife of Vishnu, expressed confidence that her husband would emerge victorious in the polls. “He put in all the efforts and with the blessings of Mohan Babu garu, he will win,” she added.
Later, Vishnu, who was documenting the moments of the polling day in his camera, said,”I am relaxed. Like a person who awaits the results of an examination. Results are due whether I am passed or toppled,” he said.