Junior NTR has reportedly won Rs 25 lakh on Nagarjuna's TV quiz show "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu 3" (MEK 3). The "Nannaku Prematho" star's special episode will be aired tonight.
The third season of "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu" has been running successfully, and its bosses have brought in some celebrities to increase its viewership during Sankranti. Actress Lavanya Tripathi and actor Nagababu were seen in the hot seat opposite Nagarjuna on special episodes of the show on Friday and Saturday respectively.
A few days before the release of "Nannaku Prematho", young tiger Junior NTR has also shot for his special episode. On 7 January, the bosses of MEK 3 released the promo of the show and confirmed the news of NTR's appearances on the show. They tweeted: "#MeeloEvaruKoteeswarudu : #NTR on hotseat #NannakuPrematho Special ..Coming Very Soon .. Fri, Sat & Sun at 9 PM (sic)"
The conversation between Junior NTR and Nagarjuna featured in the promo has created a lot of curiosity among viewers, who are desperately eager to see the special episode. Ever since the promo hit the Internet, the audiences have been circulating the photos featuring Junior NTR on MEK 3 on social media.
On Sunday morning, the bosses of MAA TV confirmed on its official Twitter page that Junior NTR's special episode would be aired at 9 pm today. Besides releasing a couple of photos, the bosses tweeted: "#MeeloEvaruKoteeswarudu with @tarak9999 .. Today at 9 PM on @MAATV (sic)"
The buzz in film nagar is Junior NTR has given correct answers to 12 questions and won a prize money of Rs 12.5 lakh on the popular game show "MEK 3". He is said to have donated half of this prize money to the NTR Trust and the other half to Basavatarakam Cancer Hospital.
One of the two photos released the bosses of MAA TV on its Twitter pages features Junior NTR, who is on the hot seat, having a great time with Nagarjuna. In another picture, the young tiger is seen receiving a cheque from host Nagarjuna on "MEK 3". Here are the photos posted by MAA TV.
â€” MAA TV (@MAATV) January 17, 2016
â€” MAA TV (@MAATV) January 12, 2016