In one of the biggest gestures by a Bollywood celebrity, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar pledged to donate Rs 25 crore in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday. Akshay Kumar took to his Twitter and said, “This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes. I pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai.”
Twinkle Khanna lauded Akshay Kumar’ gesture, and said that she was very proud of him. She also wrote that he didn't think twice about making this donation. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested the people to donate to India’s war against COVID-19. Nearly 1000 people in our country India have contracted the novel coronavirus, while 21 people have lost their lives.