During the initial days of Coronavirus pandemic, Sonu Sood came as the knight in the shining armour and helped lakhs of migrants who suffered due to lockdown. From people going jobless, homeless to people going hungry, Sonu Sood did a pioneer work of putting that empathy work in action. He not only provided meals but also organised buses for lakhs so that they could go back home. His humanitarian acts got him the title 'Migrant Messiah' from his loved ones but the actor feels he is no messiah. Well, reasoning on the same, Sonu talked about his lockdown journey and about his new book, titled, 'I Am No Messiah.' While talking to NDTV, the Simmba actor also revealed what inspired him to pen down his journey into a book.
"I don’t believe I am a messiah, I think I’m part of their journey, a part of every single migrant who is living and wants to come back to the bigger cities to earn some bread and butter for their family, so I totally believe that the connection I got from last 6 months, it made me one of them. I don’t believe that I'm any sort of a messiah," he told the channel.
Recalling his journey, he said, "I remember the first day when I started my whole journey of giving food to people and I thought I have done my job as an individual and now we have to wait for the whole Coronavirus to end. But that’s the time the whole journey started when I saw millions of migrants walking on foot back to their village and this won’t end if I don’t go on roads, then their journey started of sending them back."
He even revealed that his late mother told him to write about special occurrences in his life and he had never thought he would pen down this as he also thanked his friend Meena K Iyer who joined him in his journey. ALSO READ: Sonu Sood Gives A Piece Of Advice To A Man Who Wants His Name And Face Splashed On Burj Khalifa Just Like Shah Rukh Khan
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