Akshay Kumar At Umang 2017
Akshay Kumar At Umang 2017

Akshay Kumar has always entertained us with his movies. Currently, the busiest actor in the industry, Akshay has always been on the forefront when it comes to social issues. Akshay Kumar is a socially responsible man and has taken initiatives like promoting self-defence for women, saving the girl child and helping farmers hit by drought.

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Akshay Kumar Performing during Umang 2017At the annual Umang Festival, held to honour the Mumbai Police, the actor praised the police officials for playing such an important role in the society. During the event, Akshay made a confession about the hospital he runs for police officials. Akshay said:

[quote]”My father was battling cancer and I used to often visit the Tata Memorial Centre hospital for his treatment. I was saddened by the plight of the people who had come from all corners of the country to get their loved ones treated as they would just lie around wherever they got space.”[/quote]

Akshay Kumar with father Hari Om BhatiaThe incident proved a turning point in Akshay’s life. He added:

[quote]”This really moved me and that’s when I decided to open a hospital in Naigaon where the police officers and their families can stay during the course of the treatment. This is my way of giving back to the society and thanking the policemen for always putting the country before self.”[/quote]

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