In the next few days or weeks, you might see Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump donning a Gollabhama saree from Siddipet. Yes, you heard it right. Ivanka Trump, who is is representing the United Nations in the ‘Global Entrepreneurial Summit – GES’ has arrived today in Hyderabad. It is learnt that South Indian actress and brand ambassador for Telangana Handicrafts Samantha Akkineni will gift Ivanka the iconic Gollabhama saree on her visit. The Telangana State Government has included the saree in the collections of gifts which will be handed over to Ivanka Trump.
In fact, Samantha is actively working with the weavers by suggesting them different designs and techniques to strengthen the brand of Gollabhama. She herself has selected the saree, which she will gift to Trump. The state government has also made arrangements to make sure that all the women attending the event will be seen in the iconic Gollabhama saree. The Gollabhama saree, which has a history of 50 years in the state is popular for its decorative design and has received Intellectual Property Rights Protection for its uniqueness. (Also Read: [PHOTOS] Samantha & Naga Chaitanya host another wedding reception in Hyderabad! Allu Arjun, SS Rajamouli, Ram Charan make it a starry affair to remember )
Samantha Akkineni is expected to present a paper on women empowerment and women industrialists in the event. It is also rumoured that Smita Sabharwal – the CMO and IAS official will participate in the summit and will present the case state thrust in women empowerment programs. The actress who enjoyed great success with Mersal has two films in the pipeline – Rangasthalam and Aneethi Kathaigal. While Rangasthalam stars Ram Charan and Anasuya Bharadwaj, Aneethi Kathaigal features Vijay Sethupathi in a lead role. Rangasthalam is all set to hit the screen on March 16, 2018.