Friendship, they say, is sometimes even deeper than familial or blood ties. Nowhere is this more evident than in the case of these two best friends who live in Dubai, hold job portfolios in the same company and even share the same room. As the New Year is ushered in, lady luck smiled on these two yound men. They are sharing the spoils after one of them won a whopping Dh 15 million Big Ticket Lottery.
Sarath Purushothaman, 34, and Prasanth Surendran, 36, are the best of buddies and both hail from Kerala, India. After Sarath won the raffle draw on Thursday at the Abu Dhabi Intrenational Airport, he announced that he will share it with his dear friend. Thus they will walk away with a cool Dh 7.5 million each. These men have been friends for over a decade now.
They say that they always borrowed money from each other and stuck together through the ups and downs of life. Sarath who works as a technician in Naffco in Dubai says that the win is extremely special and will transform their lives. The men are flying to their native Kerala to celebrate the joyous moment.