Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs. 2 crores to Delhi Gurdwara COVID care center; Sonu Sood explains he helps people for himself and not to join politics


Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid care centre at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in Delhi. The president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management committee Manjinder Singh Sirsa announced that operation at the facility with 300 beds will begin today (May 10). He later thanked Big B for his contribution and said that the actor called Sikhs legendary. The actor has also arranged oxygen cylinders for the COVID care center.

Manjinder Singh Sirsa informed on Twitter that Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur COVID-19 Care Facility. Sirsa wrote, "'Sikhs are Legendary, Salute To Their Service'. These were the words of Amitabh Bachchan when he contributed Rs 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid Care Facility (sic)." He added, "While Delhi was grappling for Oxygen, Amitabh Ji called me almost daily to enquire about the progress of this Facility (sic)."

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Sonu Sood, called the Real Hero of Bollywood, has been helping people ever since COVID-19 hit India last year. Now, the actor explained how he helped the ones in needWhen asked how he reaches out to people who need help and how does he manage it, the actor revealed that he doesn't have a professional team but common people who help him out. "Throughout your life, you meet many people and form a relationship, but you aren't sure if they will help you in future. However, in the past year, in times of need when I turned back to them, they helped. You get that confidence from them. It feels good when they help. Last year, I connected with 7-8 lakh people who needed help with education, medical facilities and many other things. Now a year later, this networking is helping me. Those who we helped last year are coming together to help us reach distant places. I try my best to help everyone. I have a small team that keep verifying resources at different places. I can't do it individually so there's a team," he said.

"Each day I get 40-50k requests. My team is divided into sections according to responsibilities. So they try and help reach and arrange things as soon as possible. I have to call personally at many places but it's incredible how everyone in the team is so responsible There's no professional team as such, those who we helped last year have come forward to help us now," he added.

When asked, how long he plans to continue like this, the actor said, "I have reinvented myself during this time. It feels so overwhelming when people recover. I feel happy about it. I am doing this for my happiness. When I started, many said it will die down in some time, I will join politics. But no, many elections happened, many rallied happened, I did not join them because I am doing this for myself I feel good about this and I will continue doing this." 

(Source: Twitter/India TV)