The polling for the Film Artist Affiliation began on Sunday, October 10 and amid tight safety, an actress surprised all of the lot by way of biting her rival contestant. On election day, an actress bit any other actor from the rival panel at the arm. Even supposing the incident used to be stunning, the sufferer Siva Balaji selected to let it slide and didn’t additional confront his attacker, actress Hema. The actress stuck hang of Balaji and dug her tooth into his left arm as according to experiences.
Throughout a media interplay, Hema mentioned that she bit him after he stopped her from fighting an assault on someone else. Reacting to it, Balaji mentioned, “When I used to be retaining the barricades, Hema used to be in the back of me. Because the stranger belonged to their panel, Hema attempted to stop me from elevating my hand, and so as to take action, she bit me. I didn’t follow by which temper she bit my hand.”
In the meantime, actor Manchu Vishnu used to be Sunday elected as the brand new President of Film Artists Affiliation (MAA), defeating Prakash Raj by way of an enormous margin in a bitterly contested election. Vishnu, son of veteran actor Mohan Babu, defeated Prakash Raj by way of 106 votes.
Finishing day-long suspense, MAA election officer Krishna Mohan introduced the ballot effects on Sunday night time. Vishnu polled 380 votes whilst Prakash Raj, who used to be branded as non-local by way of some supporters of the rival panels, may safe 274 votes.
A local of Karnataka, Prakash Raj acts in Telugu and different South Indian movies. He had unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha election from Bangalore Central as an impartial candidate in 2019.
The Vishnu panel additionally bagged the important thing posts of Vice President, Basic Secretary, and Treasurer. Madhala Ravi used to be elected Vice President beating Benerjee of the Prakash Raj panel.
The acrimonious election used to be noticed as a tussle between households of celebrity Chiranjeevi and veteran actor Mohan Babu. Chiranjeevi’s circle of relatives subsidized Prakash Raj whilst Mohan Babu actively campaigned for his son Manchu Vishnu.
The polling which started at 8 a.m. at Jubilee Hills Public College used to be non violent barring minor clashes between the 2 rival teams.
The polling, which used to be to finish at 2 p.m., used to be prolonged by way of an hour by way of election officer Krishna Mohan. The counting of votes started at 4 p.m.
(With Company Inputs)