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Jamshedpur, May 15 (UNI) Pappu Sardar drew media attention in 1996 when he celebrated Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit's birthday in a unique way. Today, on her 39th birthday he is still determined to so with the same spirit but on a philanthropic note.

This diehard fan of Madhuri, a Sikh and owner of a small eatery at Sakchi market here, cut cake at his shop after midnight last night with much fanfare preceded by a 'Jagaran' of religious songs, sung by different religous groups in front of Madhuri's lifesize photo.

But the salient feature of this year's celebrations was releasing of a calender dedicated exclusively to Madhuri and the year begining today with a hoiday.

Pappu earmarked the day as ''Bollywood Day'' in the calender and urged the government to declare May 15 a holiday as the film industry plays an important role in country's economic growth.

Apart from gala celebrations, Pappu also cut cake at Cheshire Homes, a shelter for orphans and the mentally challenged.

He also donated a television set and eight aircoolers to the inmates of the home along with fruits and food packets and organised cultural programmes and a magic show.

JMM leader and Jamshedpur MP Sunil Mahto was also present on the occasion and lauded Pappu's social work to mark Madhuri's birth day.

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