High profile members of Bollywood have reunited to extend support to all those affected by the second wave of COVID-19 currently gripping India. Salman Khan, in particular, has extended financial support to industry workers, which includes technicians, make-up artistes, stuntmen and spot boys.
He will be donating Rs 1,500 each to 25,000 workers. Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE) president BN Tiwari said to the media, “We have sent Salman Khan a list of names of the people in need and he has agreed to deposit the money.” Tiwari also added that a list of 35,000 senior citizen workers has been sent to Yash Raj Films and they have agreed to help in principle. The production house will be paying Rs 5,000 and a monthly ration for a family of four, reports Times of India.
Recently, Khan distributed food packets to frontline warriors through his philanthropic initiative. The star had started the initiative with Yuva Sena leader Rahul Kanal and they arranged for meal kits for nearly 5,000 frontline workers which includes police personnel and health care workers.
Khan will soon be seen in ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai,’ which is scheduled to release on Eid. ‘Salman Khan Films,’ the his production house had recently shared in a statement that they will donate earnings from the film towards the pandemic relief.
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