Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of people have lost their jobs and have been struggling to make ends meet. This is just not the migrant labors but also a lot of people who do small-time work. Many small-time artists who work for Bollywood are left stranded due to the lack of work as currently the Bollywood industry has been shut down.
In order to show their support, various Bollywood actors such as Shah Rukh Khan, Sonu Sood, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, and others extended help in the form of money, food and stay for the ones suffering due to the lockdown. Now according to reports , actor Shahid Kapoor, who was last seen in the blockbuster film Kabir Singh has done his bit for various background dancers who have worked in his films like ‘Ishq Vishq,’ ‘Shandaar,’ etc. The latest report suggests that the actor has transferred money to the bank accounts of as many as 40 background dancers from the troupe of choreographers Bosco Martis and Ahmed Khan.
This was confirmed by a former background dancer who is helping the dancers to connect with Shahid. He said, “Shahid Kapoor recently transferred money to the bank accounts of dancers he has worked. He has extended support to around 40 dancers and has stated that he will help them for the next 2-3 months.” Further, he added, “We shortlisted dancers from the days when he started his career with ‘Ishq Vishq’. It has been 17 years and they are in a bad condition, they may not be working right now. Apart from them, we have even included those dancers who worked with him in ‘Dhating Naach’, ‘Shaandaar’ and ‘Agal Bagal.'” Well, it’s good to see Bollywood stars step up and help the ones who really need support right not to be able to survive during this pandemic.