Actor Sonu Sood provided 25,000 face shields for Maharashtra Police. Home Minister Anil Deshmukh shared a photo with the actor on Thursday, thanking him for his generous contribution. Taking to Twitter, Anil Deshmukh wrote, “I thank @SonuSood Ji for your generous contribution of giving 25,000 #FaceShields for our police personnel (sic).” Replying to him, Sonu Sood wrote, “Truly honoured by your kind words Sir! My police brothers & sisters are our real heroes & this is the least that I can do for the commendable work which they have been doing. Jai Hind (sic).”
onu Sood launched an initiative and came to the rescue of several migrants during the novel coronavirus crisis. The actor arranged transportation for many migrants around the country, to help them reach their home safely. Along with his team, Sood also rolled out a toll-free number so that migrants could contact him easily and ask for help. His efforts have been lauded by politicians, celebrities as well as his fans. On Wednesday, it was announced that Sood will pen a book about his experience of helping migrants during the coronavirus pandemic. The yet-to-be-titled book will be published by Penguin Random House.
Earlier, the actor had pledged to financially support over 400 families of migrants who were injured or died as a result of the lockdown imposed to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.