India is currently facing a lot due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This highly contagious disease has infected over 1.5 lakh lives and claimed over 4500 lives so far in the country. The lockdown has led to no source of income for many especially our entertainment industry. It is indeed a tough time for daily wage earners as survival with no money whatsoever is difficult.
Owing to this situation, Akshay Kumar, Bollywood’s Khiladi donated 45 lakhs to Cine & TV Artistes’ Association (CINTAA) in order to help the distressed daily wage workers. Confirming the news, CINTAA’s Joint Secretary Amit Behl told ABP News, “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. CINTAA had communicated about the financial crisis of the artist and workers amid the lockdown to Sajid Nadiadwala, who informed Akshay about the same.”
The actor has been responsible and equally compassionate about how the pandemic affecting our country and has donated Rs 25 crore to PM-CARES Fund to support the government’s fight against Coronavirus. Other than this, Akshay Kumar has also made a contribution of Rs 2 crore to the Mumbai Police foundation to support the frontline workers.
On the work front, Akshay Kumar has Raghava Lawrence’s Laxmmi Bomb, YRF’s Prithviraj and Aanand L Rai’s directorial Atrangi Re.