Sonu Sood emerged as a hero for many migrant workers for helping each one of them during the Covid-19 crisis. As you all know, he selflessly helped the, reach home by arranging for buses, food, treains and even chartered flights! More so, he helped them with jobs opportunities too! He became a social media hero overnight by his efforts for the migrant workers during the lockdown. Owing to this, he was honored by United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) prestigious SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award. He received the award at a virtual ceremony on Monday and we couldn’t be more proud!
A statement by UNDP on the award given to Sonu Sood read: “The ‘Special Humanitarian Action Award’ given to Mr Sonu Sood was conferred on him by the Department of Planning of the Government of Punjab, with the support of the Sustainable Development Goals Coordination Centre. The awardees were selected based on the recommendation of an independent jury. UNDP was not involved in the selection nor in the conferring of the award to Mr Sonu Sood. We congratulate Mr Sood on receiving this award and appreciate his humanitarian efforts to help people in these challenging times.”
Apart from Sonu being a real 2020 hero on the personal front, he was also part of some of the most successful films on 2019. One of them being Sita Ram where he left the audiences in awe of his performance as MLA Basavaraju! Stay tuned to Colors Cineplex to watch the film soon!
We congratulate Sonu Sood for being a REAL HERO and for his relentless support and effort!
Image source: Sonu Sood Instagram feed