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Actor Sonu Sood Gifts Tractor To Farmer After Video Of His Plight Goes Viral

After the video of farmer's plight went viral, Sonu Sood promised a pair of ox to the farmer, but later said the family deserved a tractor.

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Actor Sonu Sood Gifts Tractor To Farmer After Video Of His Plight Goes Viral
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Actor Sonu Sood Gifts Tractor To Farmer After Video Of His Plight Goes Viral
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2020-07-27T08:18:37+05:30

Reel life villain Sonu Sood turned real life hero once again, this time by gifting a tractor on Sunday to a farmer in a remote village in Andhra Pradesh to help him till the land.

The actor came up with the gift after coming through a video clip on Twitter wherein a tomato farmer in Madanapalle in Chittoor district was seen ploughing the land with his two daughters carrying the yoke on their shoulders.

In his instant reaction, Sood promised a pair of ox to the farmer, but later said the family deserved a tractor.

"So sending you one. By evening a tractor will be ploughing your fields. Stay blessed," Sood, who acted as a villain in numerous Telugu films, said in a tweet.

True to his word, a new tractor was delivered to the elated farmer Nageswara Rao at his Mahalrajupalle village by Sunday night.

Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu, who belongs to Chittoor district, hailed the actor's gesture.

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"Spoke with @sonusood ji and applauded him for his inspiring effort to send a tractor to Nageswara Rao's family in Chittoor district.

Moved by the plight of the family, I have decided to take care of the education of the two daughters and help them pursue their dreams," Naidu said in a tweet.

Rao's elder daughter completed her Intermediate while the second one passed Class 10.

Rao used to run a tea stall in Madanapalle before coronavirus left him out of business.

He returned to his native Mahalrajupalle village to take up agriculture once again.

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Given his penury, he could not hire either a pair of bulls or a tractor to till the land, when his daughters volunteered to help him on the chores.

Their plight went viral on social media following which the actor stepped in with help.


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