Hyderabad: SS Rajamouli's latest Telugu movie Eega, which hit the screens as Naan Ee in Tamil and Eecha in Malayalam, has witnessed a huge success at the worldwide Box Office. The director, who has won lots of accolades from both film critics and viewers, has now come forward to donate a portion of the profits earned from this graphical wonder.
SS Rajamouli has decided to join hands with Project 511, which aims to provide better infrastructure and education to 62,000 most underprivileged and needy children studying in Government schools. The director, who has already donated Rs 22 lakhs to two mobile labs, says that he was overwhelmed by the commitment of the project.
The Tollywood filmmaker tweeted, "Project511 in eega is a real org which works towards the betterment of education in 511 govt schools. I was impressed by their structure and Commitment and so used it in Eega. We decided we will also donate a part of the profits if the film does well. Today we gave 22 lakhs for 2 mobile Labs and few hundred benches. if anyone is interested in being a part visit http://www.project511.org For details (sic)."
However, Project 511, which is run by the Hyderabad Round Table No. 8 (HRT 8) Charitable Trust, works with Government Schools in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy district. It provides basic necessities like blackboards, toilets and furniture in government schools to improve the quality of education and the academic performance of the poor children.