The philanthropist in Akhil Akkineni has come to the fore today. He drove an auto in Khammam, raised some money which he handed over to a boy who has been suffering from a rare kidney disease. He drove the auto from Narasimha Swamy temple for a hour and earned Rs 3000 and collected the money from the passengers. He has given the amount to the boy, who was his fan, through a charitable organization run by Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna. A total of Rs 3 lakh will be given to the boy by the organization, according to Vamsi, its manager.