On the 10th of October, Sunday, the most awaited Movie Artists Association (MAA) elections were concluded. The elections for the MAA were held on Sunday in Hyderabad’s Jubilee hills, despite several controversies.
This time the race for the president post is between actor Prakash Raj and senior Tollywood actor Mohan Babu’s son Manchu Vishnu along with their respective panels. Several celebrities, including Chiranjeevi, Bala Krishna, Nagarjuna Pawan Kalyan, Jaya Pradha, Ram Charan, Raja Sekhar, Genelia, Poonam Kaur, Ali, Babu Mohan, Manchu Vishnu, Manchu Lakshmi, Roja, Nitya Menen, Vadde Naveen, Naresh, among others cast their votes.
The polling continued till around 2:00 P.M., to 3:00 P.M., and the counting of votes started after 4:00 P.M.
There are about 925 members in the MAA, of which 883 members are eligible for voting upon showing a valid membership card. Of the eligible voters, 400 to 600 people turned up to vote.
Meanwhile, votes through the postal ballot method have already reached the election office. The elections were held amidst police security with at least 50 police personnel guarding the polling station.
Despite the security, petty fights broke out at the venue between members.
The elections for the prestigious Movie Artist Association (MAA) are organised every year. The President of the MAA is appointed every year to work for the welfare of the Tollywood artists. The elections are scheduled in September every year for the position of president of the MAA.
The fever of MAA elections in Tollywood industry is no less than the Legislative and Assembly elections. Many senior actors and celebrities contest in the election aiming to become the president.
The results are expected soon.
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