Hrithik Roshan recently came to the rescue of his fellow members from Cine and TV Artistes’ Association (CINTAA), as he donated Rs 20 lakh to the association and also provided ration kits, which will in turn will help out as much as 5,000 members who are below poverty line.
During the first wave of Covid-19 too, Hrithik Roshan came forward to donate a sum of Rs. 25 Lakh towards CINTAA, which provided help to as many as 4,000 daily-wage artists and their families. Speaking about the same, General secretary of CINTAA, Amit Behl says, “Hrithik Roshan had helped us during the last lockdown too; he had donated Rs 25 lakh. This time, the money he gives us will be utilised in getting 5000 members of the association vaccinated and help members below the poverty line with ration”.
Behl said a portion of the amount will be transferred directly to bank accounts of 2000 artists, while the rest will be used to procure rations kits and organise a vaccination drive.
“About more than 2,000 members will be benefited as money will be transferred to their accounts. Besides, the funds will be utilised towards providing ration kits and also for the vaccine drive,” he told PTI.
Besides Roshan, actor Vicky Kaushal provided Rs 2.5 lakh, while Flora Saini donated Rs 25,000. TV star Sakshi Tanwar has also offered help, he added.
The body has a total of over 10,000 members in India and globally.