Mr. Vilas Rikkala was the winner of the Dh15 million ($4.08 million) Big Ticket raffle Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He belongs to Telangana and currently living in Hyderabad. Vilas borrow Rs 20,000 from Wife to Buy Dubai raffle(big Ticket).
He left the UAE 45 days ago as he was failed to hunt for a job in Dubai.
The Gulf News reported, Mr. Vilas Rikkala returned to India as he was not able to get a job in Dubai. But on Saturday, he was informed that he has won the huge prize money.
Rikkala informed that my wife, Padma, is the reason for the celebration.
Vilas Rikkala purchased a big ticket with wife’s money.
He left the UAE 45 days ago, inform Gulf News. At home, he was doing nothing and had not enough money to buy Big Ticket. But he wanted to buy the raffle ticket. So he requested the money from his wife, and his wife gives him money.
He borrowed Rs 20,000 from his wife Padma and gave the money to his friend Ravi. Who is working in Abu Dhabi. Ravi purchased three tickets under Rikkala’s name. And of the lucky ticket brought Dh15 million ($4.08 million) to his home.
According to a report, Rikkala and his wife Padma do farm jobs in India. However, their annual earnings from plough rice fields are about Rs 3,00,000 (USD 4,306). He worked in Dubai as driver and lived there as well.
An expatriate of Jakranpalli village in Nizamabad district, Rikkala buying Big Tickets(Dubai raffle) for two years. He also buys Dubai Shopping Festival raffle tickets when he was working in the UAE. He is the father of two daughters.
When asked about, what he will do with this bumper prize money?
He said,”I want to enjoy this moment with my family.” Vilas also informed that he will come to UAE with his family and relatives to receive the prize money. But he has to manage his farms where he grows rice.