Thiruvananthapuram native wins Rs 12 cr worth Abu Dhabi Big Ticket
Abu Dhabi: Once again, a Malayali man hit the jackpot in Abu Dhabi Duty Free Big Ticket draw. This time, Thiruvananthapuram Vettukad native Thansilas Bibiyan Babu won the first prize worth Dh 70 lakh (Rs 12.4 crore) in the jackpot.
He responded that he could not believe the news when he first heard it and also that he felt extremely happy. The 59-year-old has been working in Emirates Airways for 26 years. He had tried his luck in Big Ticket several times before.
For a few times in a row, Indians have been hitting the jackpot in the Big Ticket draw. In this draw, six of the Dh 1 lakh prize winners of the ticket are Indians, except for a Bahraini. George Reshmin, Ravi Chauhan, Jiju Jayaprakash, Patrick Michael, Rajamohamed Majeed and Pallikkara Vasurajan are the Indians who won the prizes.