Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan is doing his half amid this world pandemic. As Coronavirus has introduced the world to a standstill, it has affected the households of every day wage employees. The actor has pledged to financially assist 25,000 every day wage employees from the movie business, in accordance with Federation of Western Indian Cine Workers (FWICE).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced a nationwide lockdown to comprise the unfold of Coronavirus because the instances have elevated quickly. The 21-day lockdown has affected hundreds of households. As 5 lakh employees work below FWICE, 25,000 of them have been in dire want of monetary assist. Mentioned Ashok Dube of the FWICE, “We at FWICE are within the technique of compiling the financial institution particulars of these 25,000 members for forwarding the identical to Salman Khan. His Basis stated, Salman want to deposit cash into every of these 25,000 accounts immediately.”
FWICE president B.N. Tiwari added, “Salman Khan is the one business one who has approached us for offering monetary help to our members who’re going through very powerful occasions because of the full suspension of shootings and different manufacturing work within the nation’s battle in opposition to the coronavirus. Sadly, no different producer, filmmaker or star has approached us.”
The every day wage employees earn about Rs. 15,000 a month. The actor already contributes Rs. 5 lakh each month, thus, caring for their medical bills too, revealed Ashoke Pandit, the chief adviser. He stated that Salman and Salim Khan have at all times helped the business.
Ashok Dube, who has been with the FWICE for 2 years now, additionally revealed, “Within the final two years, Salman Khan has made contributions totalling about Rs. 1.5 crore to our worker-members of their occasions of want, whether or not for hospitalization or in any other case. God bless Salman.”
Salman’s father Salim Khan additionally revealed that the household is taking care of the meals of individuals of their constructing and his safety guards. He stated that we should all take care of the employees. So far as Salman Khan Movies is worried, the staff have been reportedly given their salaries early as quickly because the lockdown was introduced. The actor is even caring for the ration of their studio members who’re in dire want.
Final week, filmmakers and actors, together with Karan Johar, Taapsee Pannu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Kiara Advani, Rakul Preet Singh, Sidharth Malhotra, Bhumi Pednekar, Dia Mirza, AR Murugadoss, Sanjay Dutt and Nitesh Tiwari pledged their assist for every day wage earners by way of an initiative known as I Stand With Humanity, began by organisations — the Worldwide Affiliation for Human Values, the Artwork of Residing Basis and the Indian Movie and TV Business. This program will present 10 days of important meals provides to the households of every day wage earners.