Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan once again proved that he is a man for the society. He has not only extended his fruitful contributions to the film industry but has also pledged to donate money to charity projects. Also, he is quite often praised for his immense contributions to social causes. This goes to show why Amitabh Bachchan is loved and admired by many.
He once said that social workers should be appreciated more than the celebrities as they push themselves beyond human imagination for the betterment of the society.
He said that he previously helped over 350 farmers from Maharashtra by paying off their loans.
Recently, Amitabh Bachchan cleared loans of over two thousand farmers from Bihar.
“A promise made done… the farmers from Bihar that had outstanding loans picked 2100 of them and paid off their amount with an OTS (One Time Settlement) with the Bank called some of them over to Janak and personally gave it to them at the hands of Shweta and Abhishek,” Amitabh Bachchan wrote on his blog.
Earlier, the 76-year-old actor had written that “there is the gift of those that suffer from the inability to pay back the loans. They be now from the state of Bihar”.
Amitabh Bachchan also wrote that there is “another promise to be completed”. To the family and wives of the brave hearts that sacrificed their lives for the country, at Pulwama, a small gesture of financial aid .. true ‘shaheeds’,” he wrote on his blog.
Time and time again, Amitabh Bachchan came forward to do such a good cause. He had also extended his valuable support in repayment of farmer loans in Andhra Pradesh and in Vidarbha which relieved the struggling farmers in India. He has also donated Rs 5 lakh each to the families of CRPF Jawans of Pulwama attack to paying off the loans of farmers in UP last year.