#GreenIndiaChallenge: Mahesh Babu Plants Saplings On His Birthday

Yesterday, August 9, Mahesh Babu celebrated his 45th birthday.  The actor who is loved by everyone, even beyond the industry boundaries, has been showered with wishes from all corners of the Country.  Taking this special day into account, Mahesh Babu took part in the Green India Challenge and planted a tree sapling at his home in Hyderabad.  He further nominated Jr. NTR, Tamil actor Vijay and actress Shruti Haasan.

Mahesh Babu took to his social media handle and posted the video of him planting the sapling, and wrote, “There couldn’t be a better way to celebrate my birthday #GreenIndiaChallenge I pass this on to @tarak9999, @actorvijay & @shrutihaasan.  Let the chain continue and transcend boundaries I request all of you to support the cause.  One step towards a greener world! (sic.)”

The Green India Challenge initiative was begun by the Member of Parliament (MP) Mr. Santosh Kumar Joginpally.  People taking up the challenge are required to plant a sapling and nurture it till it grows into a plant or a tree.  Mr. Santosh Kumar Joginpally, urged Tollywood celebrities to take up the activity and this year’s challenge was begun by Prabhas.  Since then multiple celebrities have planted saplings and the celebrities include Brahmanandam, Sharwanand, Samantha and Nagarjuna Akkineni, Rashmika Mandanna and more.

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On the work front, Mahesh Babu is gearing up for another blockbuster film with director Parasuram, titled Sarkaru Vaari Paata.   Reportedly, Keerthy Suresh has been roped in to play the leading lady in the film.   After this, the actor will also be seen in a Rajamouli directorial, making it the first time both Mahesh Babu and Rajamouli are collaborating.



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