Bollywood actor Salman Khan has stepped up to support
25,000-odd daily wage workers from the film fraternity who have lost their
livelihood due to the ongoing national lockdown as all productions have
“After we approached Salman Khan, he asked us to give him a count of the most affected workers from our association and we told him there were 25,000 such artistes. He has decided to contribute for them. We will be sending him the list in the evening,” Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) president BN Tiwari was quoted as saying.
Unlike Akshay Kumar who donated a massive amount of Rs 25 Crores to the PM Cares Fund, Salman Khan chose to transfer amounts to 25,000 workers directly so that they are able to meet their day-to-day expenses.