Raj CM Ashok Gehlot gives Rs 51,000 for ailing actor Hangal

Concerned over financial problems being faced by former film actor A K Hangal, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today sent a cheque of Rs 51,000 to him.

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2011, 16:31 PM IST

Jaipur: Concerned over financial problems
being faced by former film actor A K Hangal, Rajasthan Chief
Minister Ashok Gehlot today sent a cheque of Rs 51,000 to him.

Gehlot has sent the cheque of Rs 51,000 to Hangal
after he came to know that he was facing a lot of problems in
getting medical treatment, an official said.

95-year-old Hangal, a veteran actor who carved a niche
for himself with memorable character roles in over 125 films,
is battling a financial crunch and is unable to foot his
medical bills.

PTI