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Big B on raising COVID-19 relief funds: It’s embarrassing to ask for donations


Big B on raising COVID-19 relief funds: It's embarrassing' to ask for donations
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Big B on raising COVID-19 relief funds: It’s embarrassing to ask for donations

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday opened about why he did not select a fundraiser means to increase COVID-19 relief funds for India saying that ‘it makes him really feel embarrassed’. As the nation continues to struggle COVID-19, a number of celebrities got here collectively to increase funds for India to assist deal with the disaster. However, few large names from the trade are being focused by the social media customers, alleging them for not contributing in direction of the COVID-19 relief funds in India.

Veteran star Amitabh Bachchan is one in every of such large names from the Bollywood trade who was focused by a few of the social media customers concerning the identical. The senior Bachchan had already addressed the explanations for not talking concerning the charity on his private weblog saying that he ‘believes in doing charity fairly than talking about it’.

In the weblog, for the primary time, the megastar listed out all of the charities he had carried out until date, whereas conserving the quantity beneath wraps. In his latest weblog put up, the ‘KBC’ host shared a sequence of images that includes his latest donations – together with ventilators, oxygen concentrators, beds and extra for the COVID-19 relief in India. He additionally shared the updates of his newest donations at Shri Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Delhi in his weblog put up.

While concluding the put up, Amitabh wrote, “This has probably been a most unendearing post for the Blog .. and I do apologise for that .. for one that has ever promulgated a desire to be silent and do my work, I have crossed my own LOC – the Line of Control .. ” “It has come about through incessant cries from many to SPEAK .. but speak is not the desired element according to me in these times .. and the less said on this the better .. ek chup sau khush”

The 78-year-old actor additionally revealed why he has not made any effort to acquire the funds via campaigns or donations to a trigger that he might have instituted saying that, “I just feel asking someone for funds is embarrassing for me .. yes there have been events in the past where the voice is for contributing, but I feel uncomfortable to ask, to contribute .. I may have partaken in the event as a voice over, but never directly asked to give or contribute .. and if there have been such unseen or unknown incidents then I seek forgiveness ..”

Explaining that he has not posted about his latest donations to search reward, however simply to guarantee all the supply and the visuals of the place the funds “have been used and to what avail .. that they are not just blank promises ..”

Earlier, within the day, Big B additionally knowledgeable his followers that he had took the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, after having acquired the primary jab final month.

Separately, on the work entrance, Amitabh Bachchan was not too long ago forged for the Indian adaptation of ‘The Intern’ reverse Deepika Padukone. Apart from that, he has movies like ‘Jhund’, ‘Brahmastra’, ‘Goodbye’, ‘May Day’ and several other others within the pipeline.

-ANI



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