While the whole country is under 21-day lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the CARES fund. Announcing the CARES fund, PM Modi tweeted that the fund will help the people of India during such distressing times in future.
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who has been active spreading word about Covid-19, has donated Rs 25 crore to the PM-CARES fund. Replying to PM Modi’s tweet, Akshay tweeted, “This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes. I pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai.”
As soon as Akshay announced that he will donate Rs 25 crore, he started trending on Twitter. Fans started hailing and calling him ‘Sacha Deshbhakt’. Here’s a look at some twitter reactions:
Slap on the face of those who take a hive about his Canadian passport. This is huge. Thank you Akshay. You are the real HERO. Lot of respect for you. Love you. I hope other stars will follow you https://t.co/1g673XsEgx
— Ra_Bies 2.0 (@Ra_Bies) March 28, 2020
What a Benevolent Gesture by Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar donated Rs 25 Crores from his Savings to Narendra Modi Ji’s PM-CARES Fund.
Thank you Superstar.🙏
Unitedly, We will overcome this Corona Pandemic also. pic.twitter.com/bNyK4n2MPj
— Ganesh🇮🇳 (@GaneshJaiHind) March 28, 2020
Modi Ji – We need funds for our country.
Akshay Kumar – pic.twitter.com/R38qy6aFKk
— Kriticism. (@indianpunner) March 28, 2020
Akshay has once has proved why he is the real Khiladi of Bollywood.