Amit Behl, CINTAA’s Joint Secretary confirmed the news saying, “Akshay Kumar extended financial help of Rs 45 lakhs to CINTAA. We have deposited Rs 3000 each in the account of 1500 artistes and workers associated with CINTAA yesterday.”
Behl also shared that it was Sajid Nadiadwala who informed Akshay about the financial help needed by the workers. He said, “CINTAA had communicated about the financial crisis of the artistes and workers amid the lockdown to Sajid Nadiadwala, who informed Akshay about the same. Several junior artists and daily wagers associated with CINTAA need help at the moment. Several celebs from the industry have assured that they will provide support during the grave crisis.”
Earlier this week, Akshay shot for an initiative with filmmaker R Balki. Reportedly, strict precautionary measures twere taken on the sets, with each person from the unit being sanitised, provided with a mask, face shield and sanitizer to keep their hands clean.