Pawan Kalyan has donated Rs 5 lakhs to Ananthpur-born Rekha Chalichemala, an air rifle shooter representing AP and India, who has won 19 medals so far. The sportswoman wants to participate in the next Olympics, but she needs financial assistance.Published Date: 2012-07-28 06:23:17 GMT
Through a common friend, Rekha met Pawan Kalyan on the sets of Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu and listening to her story, the actor handed her a cheque Rs 5 lakhs on Friday. Rekha said, "Pawan has not only helped me financially, but also raisied my confidence levels with his inspiring words. I hope this gesture will encourage several others to come forward and help athletes like us who need financial help."