It’s not the first time when the actor has made such thoughtful and generous donations. From donating Rs 1 crore for the families of jawans who were martyred in Pulwama attack to donating money for Chennai’s Flood Relief and launching insurance schemes for stuntmen in Bollywood, the list can go on. He undoubtedly has a heart of gold. The Mission Mangal actor took to his Twitter to announce his contribution of a whopping amount of Rs 25 crores for the fight against the pandemic.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called Akshay Kumar’s pledge a ‘great gesture’.
Recently, actor Hrithik Roshan and comedian Kapil Sharma had also announced their donation of Rs 20 Lakh and Rs 50 Lakh respectively for the cause.
Similarly, the superstars of the South-Indian industry like Pawan Kalyan, Ram Charan, Mahesh Babu, Prabhas and veteran actor Chiranjeevi also extended their support by contributing money towards fighting Covid-19. It was Pawan Kalyan who initiated the gesture by announcing a donation of Rs 2 crores to the PM Relief Fund.
Akki has been quite active on Twitter, urging people to stay indoors and practise social-distancing to limit the spread of the disease. Recently, he also put out a video on his social media blasting the violators who failed to abide by the rules of the shutdown stated by the Indian Government.