Bhagyanagar Body Building Association has announced a Body Building Competition titled Vishnu Manchu Mr Bhagyanagar 2014. The competition was held at Ganesh Temple Complex Open Auditorium, Vanasthalipuram from 4.00 pm onwards on February 16. Commenting on his association with the body building association, actor Vishnu Manchu said, "I would love to promote such sports - I want everyone to train and get in shape, join a gym and feel impressive. Being part of this event gives me immense pride." He added, "Actors constantly have to train for roles they wish to take on, and this often means packing on lots of muscle." Vishnu Manchu stood out for his muscular and chiseled body always, the audiences loved seeing him as an angry young man performing fantastic action sequences in his latest super hit movie Pandavalu Pandavalu Tummeda and his earlier films.
The actor underwent a high intensity weight training program that was supplemented by frequent cardio workouts to get that body. According to Bhagyanagar Body Building Association President, the competition carried prize money of Rs 1,00,000/- for the title winner. The cash prize was sponsored by Vishnu Manchu. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners also received cash prizes along with certificate of participation. The total prize money of Rs 5 lakhs for this competition was sponsored by Vishnu Manchu. This association in Hyderabad is one of the highly reputed body building associations in India. Vishnu Manchu promised the association that he would go all out to promote this contest and this sport in the city. Actor Vishnu Manchu was the chief guest for this competition and also gave away the Title Award to the winners.