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Actor Kunal Kapoor Comes To The Rescue Of The Uri Martyrs

Actor Kunal Kapoor Comes To The Rescue Of The Uri Martyrs

by The Daily Eye Team March 29 2017, 12:20 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 47 secs

“When I handed over the cheque to TS Somnath’s family, I felt a bit relieved; but I knew that what Somnath did for our country can never be repaid. That does not, however, mean we should stop doing our bit. Jai Hind!” In an endeavour that was hearteningly reminiscent of his fervid, warrior-like Aslam and Ashfaqullah Khan in Rang De Basanti, wherein he fights unto death to bring justice to his martyred soldier friend, actor-turned-entrepreneur Kunal Kapoor sprung into action as the news broke out of 18 soldiers laying down their lives for the country in the insurgency at Uri. Kunal, through his clout and his crowdfunding venture — one of Asia’s most visited — Ketto, decided to honour the martyrs and financially support their distraught families during this immensely difficult time, and successfully raised over Rs 44 lakh through a special platform — ‘Support Soldiers.’


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