By Neha Sinha, Updated : Apr 28, 2020 16:14 IST
Akshay Kumar donates Rs 2 Cr to Mumbai Police Foundation, gets applaud

Akshay Kumar was the first Bollywood celebrity to make a huge contribution towards the PM-CARES Fund to fight against the coronavirus. Now, the actor has donated Rs. 2 crores to the Mumbai Police Foundation. The country is battling the Coronavirus. In this fight against COVID 19, from ordinary citizens to the people of the film industry are also engaged and somehow helping the government and institutions, who are trying to protect the people in this hour of crisis. Akshay Kumar had earlier donated Rs. 3 crores to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), masks, and rapid testing kits, in the fight against the pandemic.

Akshay Kumar Donates 2 crores to the Mumbai Police

These include doctors, medical staff, and police personnel. Bollywood celebrities have played a notable role in helping people during the coronavirus pandemic. Almost every big and the big star has tried to strengthen their hands by giving a financial contribution to various funds and institutions according to their capacity. 

On Monday, Mumbai Police Commissioner took to his official Twitter handle to thank Akshay Kumar. Mumbai police wrote 'Mumbai Police thanks Akshay Kumar 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!'

Akshay Kumar contributes to Mumbai Police

It was started by Akshay Kumar with a support amount of 25 crores in the PM Cares Fund. Even after this, Akshay has been giving help when needed. Now he has donated an amount of 2 crores to the Mumbai Police Foundation, for which he has been thanked by the Mumbai Police Commissioner.

The interesting point here is that Akshay Kumar is playing the role of a police officer in Rohit Shetty's film Suryavanshi, which was scheduled to be released on March 24, before the terror of the Coronavirus, but due to cinemas being closed in mid-March The film's release was postponed. Katrina Kaif is in the female lead in this film. Ajay Devgan and Ranveer Singh are going to be seen in special appearances in their Singham and Simba characters. The new release date of Suryavanshi has not been announced yet.

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