Bollywood Star Akshay Kumar donates 3 crores for rapid testing kits
To fight novel coronavirus, more and more people are coming together and joining hands. Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, performing social responsibility donated Rs. 3 crore to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), masks, and rapid testing kits, to defeat COVID-19 in the country.
The star later took to social media platform and showcased his gratitude to the Police department of Mumbai and BMC. He said,” here’s an army of people working day and night to keep us safe, our families safe. Lets together say #DilSeThankYou to them because that’s the least we can do.
His fans came across another social media post where he Bollywood actor shared details,” Name: Akshay Kumar, City: Mumbai, Mere aur mere parivaar ki taraf se…Police, Nagar Nigam ke workers, doctors, nurses, NGOs, volunteers, government officials, vendors, building ke guards ko #DilSeThankYou.”
On this occasion, Akshay Kumar’s wife, former actress and now author Twinkle Khanna also lauded him for his act of kindness saying, “The man makes me proud. When I asked him if he was sure as it was such a massive amount and we needed to liquidate funds” he just said, “I had nothing when I started and now that I am in this position, how can I hold back from doing whatever I can for those who have nothing.”