Anand Mahindra wants to reimburse 87-yr-old Team India fan's tickets; Amul shows 'grandma' love
A boardroom boss, a butter brand - are all charmed by Charulata Patel.
The Mahindra Group Chairman believes that Charulata Patel is Team India's lucky charm, thanks to her enthusiasm and passion.
87 year old Charulata Patel who was seen cheering for India in the stands during #BANvIND match: I have been watchi… https://t.co/RavZcbMiIB— ANI (@ANI) 1562083568000
While appreciating India's nail-biting and dramatic victory over Bangladesh on Tuesday's World Cup match in Birmingham, the business honcho urged the winning team on Twitter to ensure that the 'match-winning lady' is present at the semi-finals and finals.
Ok, watched the last over & it had all the drama I needed. The best victories are those that make you bite your nai… https://t.co/GFsQnLqCK5— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) 1562089131000
Furthermore, when one of his many followers asked Mahindra if he would like to sponsor Patel, the 64-year-old tycoon promised to reimburse her ticket costs for the rest of the India matches.
Find out who she is & I promise I will reimburse her ticket costs for the rest of the India matches! https://t.co/dvRHLwtX2b— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) 1562089377000
Mahindra was not the only one. Hours after India trumped Bangladesh, Amul, too, showed some topical love. The butter brand, famous for its quirky takes on current affairs and personalities in the news, had a creative titled, "Grandmother India".
#Amul Topical: 87 year old Super Fan cheering Indian cricket team makes social media waves! #INDvsBAN https://t.co/5BbI8y8YHV— Amul.coop (@Amul_Coop) 1562144411000
Now, that's some high-profile fandom growing for Patel.