With great power comes great charity, and who are better than Bollywood stars when it comes to both power and charity. Whenever there has been a crisis in the country, the Bollywood fraternity has helped us with open arms. Bollywood stars have spent their hard earned money on the needy. Here is a list of such kind and generous stars.
- Salman Khan
Bhai has a heart of gold. He has always helped the people who are deprived. According to Salman’s lawyer, Salman has already spent 47 crores on charity. We all know about his love for children and he also runs an NGO called ‘Being Human,’ which takes care of child education and their well being.
Salman has also joined hands with the Marrow Donor Registry India (MDRI) and helps them maintain the list of international donors for people suffering from the rare disease like thalassemia, leukemia, aplastic anemia, and congenital immunodeficiency states.
- Priyanka Chopra
Piggy Chops is not only a star in India, but she also has a strong fan following across the Globe. She has always supported education and female education in particular. Looking at this, UNICEF had appointed her its National Ambassador in the year 2010. She has also supported 10 x10 NGO.
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The ever gorgeous Aishwarya has always had a big heart for the needy. She donated her eye to the ‘ Eye Bank Association of India’. She has also started the ‘Aishwarya Rai Foundation’ to help needy and the poor.
- Shahrukh Khan
King Khan does not like to beat the drums of his charitable activities. He is very silent about it. He is associated with ‘Make a Wish foundation’ and helps to fulfill the dreams of the people suffering from deadly diseases. He is the ambassador of UNOPS, which helps to improve the quality life of the needy. He was honored by UNESCO for his charitable deeds.
SRK takes a step extra and shares his extra profits with his employees. He shared the extra profits of Om Shanti Om with his staff as a bonus. Dear King khan, we know why they call you a King because you have a big heart.
- John Abraham
John is an active campaigner for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India. He also works closely with ‘Habitat for Humanity’ who help people below poverty line to get their finances. He was also seen at ‘Gift a smile’ program organized by Amazon, where they distributed gifts to children suffering from Cancer.
- Vidya Balan
We all know how humanitarian Vidya Balan is. She is the ambassador of the Drinking Water and Sanitation Campaign by Rural Development Ministery of India.
- Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty Kundra is also an active campaigner for PETA. She is also against bullying and stands for that cause to help the ones in need. She also has a foundation to her name ‘Shilpa Shetty Foundation’. Other social projects and NGO’s supported by her are CRY, Silver Star, and Heroes Project.
The list of Bollywood’s kindness does not end here. Let us know who other than these actors must be added to our list the next time.