Bollywood celebs are not shying away from doing their bit during the worst times of Coronavirus Pandemic. Right from hosting fundraising concerts to helping the needy, Bollywood biggies are coming forward in the wake of COVID-19. A while back we told you, not only B-Town celebs, Hollywood celebs like Jonas Brothers, Will Smith, Bryan Adams, Russell Peters, Sophie Turner among many others are set to entertain the fans on a 4-hour-long concert on Facebook.
After Anna Daan challenge, Salman Khan is once again grabbing headlines for his generous deeds. The superstar has now extended financial support to members of the All India Special Artistes Association (AISAA), a wing of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE). Salman Khan’s Bharat co-star Pravin Rana, a vertically-challenged artiste, revealed that that the Dabangg actor has stood by us during these trying times.
Speaking about Salman Khan’s generous gesture, Pravin Rana, a vertically-challenged artiste told Mid-day, “Nobody cares much for us, but Salman Bhai stood by us during these trying times. We were surprised when we learnt that Rs 3,000 had been deposited into our accounts on Tuesday. No other actor has come forward to help us. During the shoot too, he asked us to reach out to him when in need.”
A member of AISAA, Shameem Ahmed who was also seen as one of the circus artistes in Bharat said, “We don't get work on a daily basis. We are grateful to FWICE and Salman Khan for helping us with ration and financial help amid the lockdown. We have been told he will make a deposit next month, too.” (ALSO READ: Rishi Kapoor Passes Away: Salman Khan Mourns The Sad Demise Of The Veteran Actor; Says ‘Kaha Suna Maaf’)
FWICE president BN Tiwari revealed to Midday, “About 90 vertically challenged actors come under the purview of the association. Almost 45 of them have received Salman's donation, the rest will get it in a few days.”
A noble gesture indeed!
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