COVID-19: After Rs 25 Crore Donation To PM CARES, Akshay Kumar Now Pledges Rs 3 Crore To BMC
Actor Akshay Kumar has pledged to contribute Rs 3 crore to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to assist the making of personal protection equipment, masks and rapid testing kits to help the battle against COVID-19.
Film critic and movie trade analyst Taran Adarsh announced the same on Twitter on Friday, writing, “After donating Rs25 crores to the PM CARES fund, Akshay Kumar contributes Rs3 crores to BMC to assist in the making of PPE, masks and rapid testing kits.”
Akshay has been spreading awareness among fans about the necessary precautions to be taken to stay safe amid the coronavirus outbreak through his social media handles. On Thursday, Akshay acknowledged the contribution of all essential workers during the lockdown period, and encouraged people to use the hashtag ‘Dil Se Thank You’ to express their gratitude to the people “who work to ensure our safety.”