On Saturday, PM Modi had announced PM-CARES Fund. He urged ‘people from all walks of life’ to express their desire to donate to India’s war against COVID-19.Respecting that spirit, the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund was constituted, which is expected to go a long way in creating a healthier India. During these difficult times that the country is going through right now, a lot of celebrities have come forward and made donations to the government to help the nation survive through this crisis. Whereas one of the biggest gestures by a B-town celebrity, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar on Saturday has donate Rs 25 crore in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Akshay Shared this news on Twitter, he said “that he will contribute the donation amount to PM Narendra Modi’s relief fund from his savings. This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people,”.
After this sweet gesture many B-town celebs applaud him. Akshay’s wife, Author and columnist Twinkle Khanna lauded her husband’s gesture, and said that “The man makes me proud. When I asked him if he was sure as it was such a massive amount and we needed to liquidate funds, he just said, ‘ I had nothing when I started and now that I am in this position, how can I hold back from doing whatever I can for those who have nothing.”
Calling Akshay a true hero, actor R. Madhavan took to twitter to appreciate Akshay’s gesture. He wrote, “Fantastic Sirji.. you are a True hero and such an Icon for all of us.. Hats off and Huge huge admiration and Respect.”,
Bollywood celebrities like Kriti Sanon and Amaal Mallik also applauded the actor for his kind gesture.
The 52-year-old ‘Kesari’ star has been repeatedly urging citizens to co-operate with the government during the 21-day nationwide lockdown.