The expensive bicycle, which Mahesh Babu was seen riding in "Srimanthudu", is now up for grabs and the lucky one will get a chance to spend this Dussehra with none other than the superstar himself.
Mahesh Babu was seen riding a Cannondale bicycle in a scene of his recent blockbuster movie "Srimanthudu". The poster, featuring this scene, was released as the first look of the film and it had gone viral on social media. The movie buffs were impressed with Prince's simple get-up in it.
The Cannondale bicycle, which was used by Mahesh Babu in "Srimanthudu", is reportedly worth Rs 3.5 lakh. The makers have planned to use this bicycle for a cause and they have teamed up with apparels brand Livastar, which is India's largest website to buy film fashion online. They have kick-started a fund-raiser called "I am Srimanthudu".
Mahesh Babu's fans can register their names on www.iamsrimanthudu.com by donating Rs 999 for the cause. "Be a Srimanthudu in your own way. Make a donation for a worthy cause and get a chance to win the bicycle that Mahesh Babu used in Srimanthudu. If you are lucky enough, you can win a chance to meet Mahesh Babu and spend a day on set with him!" reads a statement on the website.
The website will select a winner through a lucky draw and present him the cycle and all other participants will get a complimentary gift -- T-shirt with Mahesh Babu's autograph. "As a token of gratitude for your donation towards the cause, we will be shipping you a t-shirt, digitally signed by Mahesh Babu," said the organisers.
"Srimanthudu" is a story of a person who changed the fate of a village. The movie has also inspired many. "We now wish to provide a platform to those inspired ones to make a difference in the society. So we decided to call in donations from all fans and give them a chance to win the Srimanthudu Cycle. The proceeds that we generate from this initiative will be used for a good cause," reads the statement.
LivaStar is a popular fashion website, which helps the film-goers to own the outfits of their favourite actors or actresses. The website was the apparel partner for "Srimanthudu" and many other Tollywood movies. Now, Mahesh Babu's fans can buy his costumes featured in "Srimanthudu" on this website.
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