Akshay Kumar was the first Bollywood celebrity to make a huge contribution towards the PM-CARES Fund to fight coronavirus. Now, the actor has contributed Rs. 2 crores to the Mumbai Police Foundation.
With over 5000 cases of coronavirus, Mumbai is one of the worst-hit cities in the country. The Police Force is working day in and day out to make sure that the lockdown is implemented without any problems.
On Monday, Mumbai Police Commissioner took to his official Twitter handle to thank Akshay Kumar. “Mumbai Police thanks @akshaykumar for contributing Rs. 2 Crore to the Mumbai Police Foundation. Your contribution will go a long way in safeguarding the lives of those who are committed to safeguarding the city – the men and women of Mumbai Police!”
While extending a thank you note to the action-superstar of the B-Town industry, Mumbai Police said that the contribution will help to safeguard the lives of the Mumbai Police personnel who are committed to safeguarding the city to fight the global pandemic.
In the past too, Sooryavanshi actor donated Rs 3 crore to help the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in order to help them to make rapid testing kits, personal protection equipments and face masks in its battle against the deadly virus.
Besides helping Mumbai Police and the country’s richest civic body, Akshay also contributed Rs 25 crores to the PM CARES fund to help the country fight the epidemic. Earlier, Mumbai police expressed gratitude to Bollywood director Rohit Shetty for facilitating eight hotels across the city for Mumbai police personnel.
Thanking Rohit Shetty for his kind gesture, Mumbai Poliec said that the facility would help on-duty corona warriors to rest, shower and change while with arrangements for breakfast and dinner.
Apart from financial contribution, the Good Newwz actor has also been using his social media presence to spread awareness about the virus and urging people to stay at home.