Kurnool: While TikTok might have its share of problems, the video app helped a man reunite with his family, six years after he fled his house over family disputes. According to a report by The New Indian Express, Annapuri Pullaiah, a resident of Harijana Peta in Nandyal, had gone missing six years ago and ever since then, his family members had been trying to search for him. Also Read - Trending News Today, March 4, 2020: TikTok's Salt Challenge is Very Dangerous as People Swallow Lots of Salt in One go
Meanwhile, continuing the search, Pullaiah’s som Venkata Narasimhulu posted a video on TikTok App four months ago seeking the help of users to find the whereabouts of his father. Also Read - Kiara Advani's Doppelganger is Taking The Internet by Storm With Her Kabir Singh's TikTok Videos | Watch
And in a twist of fate, Pullaiah saw the video and managed to secure the mobile number of his son with a little help from social media users and it was found that Pullaiah had been working in Gujarat. Also Read - TikTok, Wikipedia in Deep Waters Over New Data Protection Rules
“My father Pullaiah used to run a shoe mending shop in Nandyal. We searched for him everywhere and even lodged a police complaint. We visited many temples and prayed to all gods seeking divine intervention. We are happy to be reunited with him,” Pullaiah’s son Venkata Narasimhulu told The New Indian Express.
Without wasting any time, Pullaiah’s sons and some other relatives went to Gujarat to bring him back home. They met their father and spent two days with him in Gujarat before returning to Nandyal. A happy ending indeed!