Akshay Kumar’s wife Twinkle Khanna is proud of him after he pledged to donate Rs 25 crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s relief fund for the war against the pandemic coronavirus. The 46-year-old author took to Twitter to reveal the conversation the couple had just before taking the decision and it will melt your heart. When she asked the Sooryavanshi actor if he was sure as it was a massive amount and they need to liquidate funds, he replied by saying that he had nothing when he started and now when he is in this position he can’t hold back but help people who have nothing. Also Read - PM Modi Thanks Akshay Kumar For Donating Rs 25 Crore to Fight Against Coronavirus
Twinkle tweeted, “The man makes me proud. When I asked him if he was sure as it was such a massive amount and we needed to liquidate funds, he just said, ‘ I had nothing when I started and now that I am in this position, how can I hold back from doing whatever I can for those who have nothing.” (sic) Also Read - After Akshay Kumar, Ratan Tata Donates Rs 500 Crore For Coronavirus Fight, Netizens Call Them 'Real Hero'
Earlier, Akshay announced to donate Rs 25 crore, the largest amount by any Indian celebrity so far to help fight coronavirus and help people in need. He tweeted, “This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes. I pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai.” (sic)
A few days later, Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan donated Rs 20 lakh and comedian Kapil Sharma donated Rs 50 lakh. Popular Baahubali actor Prabhas donated Rs 4 crore Even Telugu actors Pawan Kalyan, Ram Charan, Chiranjeevi and Mahesh Babu also donated for the cause. Tollywood stsr Allu Arjun announced the donation of Rs 1.25 crore for the welfare of the people in states of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Telngana.