No, actor Prabhas did not donate 50 crores for the Ram temple construction!

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Man With Gold Heart. MLA Chirla Jaggireddy about Prabhas Donated 50 Crores for Temple Trust.
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#AyodhyaSriRamTemple #AyodhyaJanmBhoomi

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Explanation

The 26-second viral video features Andhra Pradesh MLA Chirla Jaggireddy asserting that actor Prabhas has generously offered to donate a substantial amount of 50 crores to the impending Ram Mandir ceremony. The minister said at a function, “The one who earns money and decides to share it with others is great. Prabhas is one such person, he has agreed to donate money to Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. He has agreed to sponsor the food for the people attending.” You can view a similar claim here.

What’s the truth?

When we started our analysis with the relevant keyword search on Google we found an article from India Today dated 19 January.

According to the article, “Prabhas is basking in the success of his recently released film, ‘Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire’. Prabhas has been in the news for the past few days after reports of him donating Rs 50 crore to Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir went viral. Further, it was speculated that the actor had come forward to cover the food expenses on the inaugural day, January 22.”

IndiaToday.in exclusively spoke to Prabhas’ team members to know the truth behind these claims. The source rubbished the rumors and called it “fake news”.

The article added, “It’s also unclear if Prabhas received an invitation to the consecration ceremony of the Ram Mandir.”

This information makes it clear that the circulating rumors regarding actor Prabhas’s donation are untrue.

Conclusion:

In summary, the widely shared rumors that actor Prabhas donated 50 crores to build the Ram Temple are untrue, and the actor’s team has labeled them as fake news.

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Indu Meenakshi

Indu Meenakshi is a former Microbiologist-turned-journalist, works as a Sub-Editor at YouTurn. She additionally holds Master’s in Management and English Literature. As a fact-checker, her job entails actively dispelling false information found online, exposing fake news, and raising public awareness.
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