Top 6 Bollywood Celebs Who Donate For Charity

Top 6 Bollywood Celebs Who Donate For Charity

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Bollywood, India's bustling film industry centered in Mumbai, has not just made a global impact but has also given rise to some of the world's most renowned stars. Many of these celebrities utilize their fame and wealth to support various charitable causes. Here's an overview of some of Bollywood's top stars who are recognized for their philanthropic activities:

1. Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan, one of Bollywood’s most popular actors, founded the Meer Foundation in 2013. The foundation aims to empower and support women, especially those who are victims of acid attacks. During the Kerala floods in 2018, Khan donated approximately $25,000 to aid in the relief efforts. Additionally, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Meer Foundation donated 2,000 PPE kits to frontline workers.

2. Salman Khan

Salman Khan, another prominent Bollywood figure, established Being Human – The Salman Khan Foundation in 2007. The foundation focuses on improving education and healthcare for underprivileged children in India. Notably, during the severe drought in Maharashtra in 2013, the foundation provided over 2,500 water tanks to communities facing starvation and dehydration.

3. Rahul Bose

Actor Rahul Bose launched The Foundation in 2007 with a mission to eliminate discrimination from various aspects of life. The foundation has provided relief and resources to victims of natural disasters and offers educational scholarships to children from low-income families. Bose has also actively supported campaigns against global poverty.

4. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar, often regarded as Bollywood's highest-earning star, is also known for his philanthropic work. He donated 1 crore Indian rupees to support flood relief efforts in Assam in 2020 and an additional 1 crore to help victims of Cyclone Fani in Odisha in 2019.

5. Gul Panag

Former Miss India, model, and actress Gul Panag founded The Col. Shamsher Singh Foundation, which focuses on issues such as education, employment, gender equality, and disaster management. The foundation has awarded over 1,000 vocational scholarships and is actively involved in efforts to combat drug addiction.




6. Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher, a highly respected actor, established the Anupam Kher Foundation in 2008 with the aim of improving the lives of children from less privileged backgrounds. The foundation's School of Life program aims to enhance the quality of education for underprivileged children. Additionally, the foundation provided significant relief and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

While Bollywood celebrities are widely recognized for their contributions to the entertainment industry, their philanthropic endeavors are often overlooked. The charitable work undertaken by these stars demonstrates their commitment to improving the lives of those affected by poverty, inequality, and deprivation.

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