The whole country has come out in support of the families of those martyred soldiers in the deadly Pulwama Terror Attack. Bollywood is one industry which always comes together in the time of crisis. In the wake of Pulwama attack that took lives of more than 40 CRPF jawans, Bollywood top stars have not only condemned the incident but also did their part as Indian citizens. After expressing their thoughts on the cowardly act of terror in several interviews and social media, their actions speak volumes.
Now, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is going to donate Rs. 5 Crore through Bharat Ke Veer fundraising initiative taken by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.
#Pulwama is something we cannot & will not forget.Weâ€™re all angry & itâ€™s time to act. So act now,donate to the martyrs of Pulwama on https://t.co/5j0vxsSt7f Thereâ€™s no better way to pay homage to them & show your support.This is the only official site,pls donâ€™t fall prey to fakes pic.twitter.com/sYruUtzgKY
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 16, 2019
Bollywood Stands United:
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has already announced that heâ€™ll be donating Rs. 5 Lakh to each family of the soldiers martyred in the attack.
Big B tweeted, â€œThe number of the martyrs has gone up to 49 .. i am contributing for now 50 .. thatâ€™s â‚¹2.5cr.â€ His spokesperson also confirmed the news and said, â€œYes, Mr Bachchan will give â‚¹5 lakh to each of the soldiersâ€™ families and is currently finding out the correct process to do so,â€
Uri Team and Producer Ronnie Screwvala also made a donation
A tweet from the team reads, â€œRSVP &Team URI committed Rs. 1 Cr to families of URI attack /Army Welfare Fund -will ensure part goes to victims #Pulwama ..but urge more to respond -in small lots – and also our Indian â€œUnicornsâ€ to donate graciously.â€
Diljit Dosanjh donated Rs. 3 Lakh and also urged people to donate
His Instagram post says, â€œOur Soldiers Protect the Country and the Citizens of the country. They have to live away from their loved ones, not knowing what the next day will bring. The families donâ€™t know when will they see them next. But there was always a hope which is now gone for these families. We canâ€™t take the sorrow away but can try to help a little by donating. Itâ€™s our time to do something to help the families of our Shaheed Jawans in this Difficult Time : WE STAND WITH THE SOLDIERS AND THEIR FAMILIES..â€
Ajay Devgn and the makers of Total Dhamaal announced that they wonâ€™t release the movie in Pakistan
The team has also reportedly donated Rs. 50 Lakh to the grieving families.