In this blog: Let’s talk about the charity work by Amitabh Bachchan & his list of donations that made straight to the headlines for all good reasons.
Amitabh Bachchan… a legendary actor, a veteran artist considered as one of the biggest gems India has. The 76-year-old actor is raking moolah as his latest offering Badla became the biggest hits of 2019. Even youngsters love yesteryear artists more than anyone.
We all knew Amitabh Bachchan (aka Bachchan Ji) as an actor, path-breaking performer but little did we know about the charity work by him. His tremendous social work is as huge as the charity work of Salman Khan & Shahrukh Khan.
Let’s Dive Into The Charity Work By Amitabh Bachchan Right Away:
- Bachchan Ji publicly requested every citizen to help whenever news of floods or any such disaster comes.
- He was officially appointed as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF in 2005. HIV – AIDS awareness was the first thing Amitabh sir took charge of.
- Bachchan sir was then involved in a lot of charity work including one of the most successful campaigns of UNICEF for Polio Awareness, “DO BOONDH ZINDAGI KE”
- When Kerala floods destroyed millions of lives, Amitabh Bachchan reportedly made a donation of more than 5 crore rupees and lots of his clothes to the needy people.
- It’s been a tradition for Bachchan sir to greet his fans every Sunday. A few years ago, He observed a young differently-abled fan trying to take a glimpse. Bachchan sir called him and helped him with a few clothes, food and most importantly care and support. (Source: View 7th Point)
- In an interview with IANS India, Amitabh Bachchan revealed that he helped more than 60 families of farmers in Vizag with a loan range of 50 to 70 thousand. The wholesome amount was paid as a charity from Amit sir a couple of years ago.
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- In the same video, Bachchan sir added his social work for martyr soldiers of India.
- To be precise about the charity work, a list of martyr soldiers’ families was prepared by the govt on request. Thanks to Bachchan sir, all benefited from his own wealth by different means of donations.
Bachchan sir, you are generous, down to earth person. We respect your artistic work, charity work everything. We are proud to say that we are from the same nation where Bachchan sir had born. Love you Amit sir.
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