After opening the doors of his Juhu hotel to healthcare workers including doctors, nurses and paramedical staff as they fight the coronavirus pandemic, actor Sonu Sood has tied up with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to provide food to 45,000 Mumbaikars amid lockdown.
Yes, the actor has been offering meals to more than 45,000 people in need in Andheri, Jogeshwari, juhu and Bandra.
Sonu Sood feeds 45000 people
Speaking to Mid-Day, he said, “Some of us are blessed to have food and shelter in these tough times, but there are many who have not had meals in days. To help them, I’ve started a special food and ration drive, Shakti Annadanam, which is named after my father. I hope I am able to help as many people as possible.”
Earlier, he gave his hotel in Mumbai to doctors, nurses and paramedical staff for stay as they battle coronavirus on the frontend. In a statement, he said, “It’s my honour to be able to do my bit for the doctors, nurses and para medical staff of our country who have been working day and night to save the lives of millions in the country. I’m really happy to open the doors of my hotel for these real time heroes.”
Recently, Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri had offered their 4-storey personal office space for treating Covid-19 patients.