Sun. Oct 25th, 2020

Cyclone Fani: Akshay Kumar donates Rs 1 crore to CM Relief Fund

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As per reports, Akshay Kumar has a made a donation of about Rs 1 crore to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for Odisha cyclone Fani victims.

Cyclone Fani hit Odisha last week which led to the destruction of many lives and property. The visual sight of it is heartbreaking to see and people from all over the country are leaving no stone unturned in helping the people of Odisha in some or the other way. Several celebrities have urged people on social media to donate through CM relief fund and help rebuild Odisha. They themselves donated for the affected state. One of the celebrities, who did was Akshay Kumar.

As per reports, the superstar made a donation of about Rs 1 crore through Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Talking about the same, a source stated to Hindustan Times, “This is not new. Akshay has always been contributing for causes, be it his Bharat Ke Veer initiative for the armed forces, or his contribution to the Kerala Floods or Chennai floods earlier.” However, the actor hasn’t announced it either the team of CM Relief Fund.

This is not the first time, Akshay made this kind of donation. Khiladi Kumar had earlier started an initiative named Bharat Ke Veer for the armed forces. There he made a donation of about Rs 5 crore. He also donated Rs 1 crore for Chennai Floods’ relief work.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Akshay’s upcoming film is Housefull 4, which is the fourth instalment of his hit franchise of the same name. Apart from him, the film also stars Bobby Deol, Riteish Deshmukh, Kriti Sanon, Kriti Kharbanda and Pooja Hegde in the lead roles. It’s slated to release during Diwali 2019.

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