The Coronavirus pandemic has been a huge issue and the ones who are suffering the most are the migrant laborers in India. The daily wage earners have lost their jobs due to the lockdown as all the offices and workplaces have been shut. Many Bollywood celebrities have come front to help them by donating to the PM cares fund and also by donating necessary funds and groceries to the NGOs.
Akshay Kumar has been super active on social media to create awareness among the fans and people all across and urged everyone to stay in and stay safe. He is also among the first few actors who extended help to combat the deadly virus amid the announced lockdown across the country. He pledged to donate Rs 25 crore to PM Cares Fund and also donated Rs 2 crore to Mumbai Police Foundation to support them. He had also donated PPE kits to the Mumbai hospitals for the doctors and medical staff. Now as per the latest reports, Akshay has made a donation of about Rs 45 lakhs to Cine & TV Artistes’ Association (CINTAA).
Confirming the same, Amit Behl, CINTAA’s Joint Secretary told in an interview, “Akshay Kumar extended financial help of Rs 45 lakhs to CINTAA. We have deposited Rs 3000 each in the account of 1500 artists and workers associated with CINTAA yesterday.” He further shared about how Sajid Nadiadwala informed Akshay about the financial help needed. Behl said, “CINTAA had communicated about the financial crisis of the artist and workers amid the lockdown to Sajid Nadiadwala, who informed Akshay about the same.” Amit concluded by stating, “Several junior artists and daily wagers associated with CINTAA need help at the moment. Several celebs from the industry have assured that they will provide support during the grave crisis.”