Guwahati: Bollywood's original Khiladi Akshay Kumar has pledged a sum of Rs. 1 crore each to the states of Assam and Bihar currently reeling under the annual floods, reports said.
Kumar, who is shooting for his film 'Bell Bottom' in Scotland right now, has decided to contribute Rs one crore each to Bihar and Assam Chief Minister's Relief Fund to help these flood-ravaged states overcome the current flood situation in their respective districts.
As per reports, Akshay Kumar spoke to CMs of Bihar and Assam on Thursday and pledged a sum of rupees one crore each at a time when these areas are affected by the natural calamity.
This is not the only time that Kumar has come to the aid of the needy. Earlier this year in March at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, he pledged Rs 25 crore to the PM CARES Fund to help the nation deal with the crisis situation.
Numerous times in the past, Akshay Kumar has also come forward to help the victims of natural calamities in the country.
Last year in March, the actor had donated Rs one crore to CM Relief Fund for the assistance of the victims of Cyclone Fani in Odisha and help them rebuild their lives after the catastrophe.
In July of 2019, he donated Rs one crore each to the CM Relief Fund and for Kaziranga Park rescue. Later in October, he pledged Rs one crore to rehabilitate 25 families suffering due to the floods in Bihar.
In 2018, he had contributed to the CM Distress Fund towards Kerala that was badly hit by floods.
It is to be noted that Kumar has found himself in the Forbes' highest-paid actors list of 2020 after earning an incredible sum of Rs 362 crore.