This story of a Stranger will tell you How great a Human Being Rama Naidu garu was!

We all know Rama Naidu as the giant of the Telugu Film Industry if not the Indian Film Industry. But clearly he was much more than just a film maker. He was a person with a huge heart and a responsibility towards the society in his own way. His demise indeed brought tears to many inside and out of the industry but one man seemed to have been shattered beyond repair as mentioned by Rana Daggubati in an interview.

It isn’t every day you hear of people turning a nobody’s life around into something successful beyond belief. Rana Daggubati shared this story about his grandfather Rama Naidu in an interview with The Hindu.

I learnt stories about him that I didn’t know before. A guy came, stood near granddad’s photo and cried. Each one at home thought the other knew him. Then my dad (Sureshbabu) learnt that he is a hockey player. When my granddad was an MP in the 90s, he had spotted this boy playing bare feet in Delhi, took him to a sports store and bought him shoes and hockey gear worth Rs. 9000. He also funded his education for many years. This hockey player, who was playing for a tournament in Malaysia, learnt of my grandfather’s death and came to pay respects.

As they say ‘We rise by lifting others’ is indeed so true! Hats off Rama Naidu garu!

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