Akshay Kumar Donates 90 Lakhs To Drought-Hit Families.by The Daily Eye Team September 23 2015, 3:12 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 47 secs
The action hero of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar extended his helping hand to the drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra. He has contributed Rs 90 lakhs to the social cause. Akshay Kumar is moved on looking at the plight of the farmers who are ending their lives due to the acute crisis in different parts of the state. Situation in Marathwada region is worst where around 700 farmers committed suicide. The actor has distributed Rs. 50,000 to each of the 30 widows in Beed district in Marathwada. Nangre Patil was quoted by NDTV as saying, “Akshay had invited me and during the interval, I spoke to him about the drought in Marathwada and the plight of farmers. I showed him a video of how actors Nana Patekar and Makrand Anaspure were helping farmers. So that’s when he expressed his desire to help but he wanted to do it discreetly and silently”.