“Yes, I am a huge fan of our PM Modi”, Sonu Sood admits it publicly

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who recently emerged as a real hero for migrant workers, has once again hit the headlines after he called himself a big fan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Recently, Sonu Sood gave an interview to the most honest journalist, Navika Kumar, on her channel TimesNow, whose headline read ‘Frankly Speaking’.

When Navika asked Sood about his favourite leader, he said, “Both PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi are my favourite leaders and I don’t know how politically correct I am.” “I would say I am a huge fan of PM Modi, the way he has connected with the common people has been very inspirational, I feel that he is someone I really look up to,” he added.

Navika Kumar further asked, “When is the film industry likely to open up and are you looking forward to your new films that are around the corner “Prithviraj” and “Mumbai Saga”?

To which, Sonu replied, “Not Mumbai Saga, but yes we were shooting Prithviraj and Akshay Kumar was also shooting just before the lockdown happened and we have to start again, maybe in July and August when things will be back to normal.” 

Meanwhile, on the professional front, Sonu will be seen as Kaimas Dahiya in Prithviraj, directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi. A couple of weeks ago, actor Sonu was in the news for sending migrant workers back to their homes safely.

Ever since the lockdown was implemented across the country, the migrants have been the hardest hit. They have had to struggle to get back to their homes. But seeing the workers walking on the roads on foot, Sonu Sood came forward to help migrant labourers reach their native places.

The Indian actor Sonu Sood, who is known for his roles in films like ‘Singh is Kinng,’ ‘Simmba’ and ‘Dabangg’, arranged buses for the hundreds of migrants who were stuck in the city owing to the epidemic. Sonu had not only sponsored the travel but also offered meal kits for the workers. Thanks to the real-life hero who stepped in at the right place and at the right time on the ground and helped migrant workers who were stranded in Maharashtra.

Sonu Sood had also arranged Chartered Flight for 177 migrant women workers who got stuck in Kerala. The Indian actor had arranged special aircraft for the migrant workers after learning about their plight from a close friend.

Writer, historian, and activist Dharam Sikarwar is a very active author The Youth. He writes on national and international issues, environment, politics. He is an avid book reader as well.