Akshay Kumar comes forward to help acid attack survivor and activist Lakshmi Agarwal. Lakshmi said in an interview that she is jobless for over a year now and is facing financial crisis. When Akshay Kumar came to know that he transferred Rs 5 lakhs to Lakshmi’s bank account. Lakshmi lives in Delhi with her 3 years old daughter. A few years ago she got separated from her live-in partner Alok Dixit.
Akshay said that he did a very little for Lakshmi. He helped her with so that she can find a good job for her and become able to raise her daughter in a positive environment. Akshay Kumar urged people and government to support needy people with money so that they can at least fulfill their basic needs. The actor further said medal, awards or certificates can’t help a person to survive.
Lakshmi on the other hand, said she is very grateful to what Akshay has done for her and her daughter. She said after her interview, she got more than 200 calls and many people on social media also came with a helping hand. She said,
“Not only Akshay Kumar but another common person also helped me financially with Rs 10,000. Apart from that, a person from Kashmir transferred Rs 15,000, a journalist transferred Rs 16,000 into my account. I also got many job offers.”