BH CORRESPONDENT, Mumbai: After the country went under lockdown, many Bollywood celebs came out in support of those who are suffering of COVID-19. One of the first Bollywood actors to come out in the support was Akshay Kumar.
He had earlier contributed Rs 25 crore in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s relief fund – PM-CARES. Now Khiladi Kumar has donated Rs 3 crore to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to buy Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and rapid testing kits.
Bollywood trade analyst Taran Aadarsh informed about his noble deed as he tweeted, “#Update: After contributing Rs 25 cr to #PMCares, #AkshayKumar contributes Rs 3 cr to #BMC to assist in the making of PPEs, masks and rapid testing kits… #COVID19Pandemic #CoronaVirus #Covid_19 #COVID19.”
According to news reports, the actor has been quietly offering help to the local authorities.
On Thursday, Akshay shared a picture of himself holding a placard with #DilSeThankYou written on it. The actor thanked Mumbai Police and all the essential service providers for working tirelessly in the time of crisis.
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 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/N8dnb4Na63
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 9, 2020