Actors these days seeks to facilitate the welfare of communities and other things that may promote social change, development, cohesion, and empowerment and any kind of engages people and structures to address life challenges and enhance well-being and the list includes many known names who have been extensively involved in Social Work and apart from this, they are also the brand ambassadors for social schemes.
Here we present you the list of some renowned personalities who are a part of this culture.
Amitabh Bachchan is not only an actor but also a great human being who is involved in many social causes which are directed towards the welfare of human beings, such as he donated 11 lakhs just to clear the debts of nearly 40 beleaguered farmers in Andhra Pradesh and had done many other donations like this to many much needed foundations. Apart from all these, Amitabh Bachchan also supports the polio initiative and PETA India’s campaign to free Sundar, the elephant. Amitabh Bachchan has been a part of such great initiatives and is also the brand ambassador Gujarat Tourism and Eco Friendly Cleaning Project.
Nana Patekar is known for helping drought affected farmers and their families by supporting them with whatever it takes and has also established Naam Foundation which is a non-governmental organization. The foundation works for betterment of farmers in the drought-prone areas of Maharashtra. Nana Patekar started by helping families of farmers who have committed suicide and that too on a personal level. He is the brand ambassador for Monsanto for the sake of farmers.
Siddharth who has debuted with the film Student of The Year is also involved in charity works and also performed at various events to raise funds for the flood-affected victims of Uttarakhand and also collaborated with PETA to raise awareness about animals. Tourism New ZeaLand has roped in Siddharth Malhotra as the brand ambassador for India.
Vidya Balan is known for her social work in promoting sanitation under the clean rule. She has done many ads for the promotion for the Swach Bharat Abhiyaan and is also the brand Ambassador of Natural Sanitation campaign by Union Rural Development Ministry and also the brand ambassador for Samajwadi Pension Yojna.
Salman Khan apart from an actor is also known as a person who is involved in many social causes like donating money in the form of charity and others and one of them is Being Human, founded by Salman Khan, working in the areas of education and health care and is also the brand ambassador for the same.
Aamir Khan known as Mr. Perfectionist has been supporting many social causes for the welfare of human beings and many he had done through his show Satyamev Jayate in which he had raised many issues and also actively participated in them. Aamir khan is the brand ambassador for Incredible India, supporting country and also for UNICEF to promote child nutrition.
Shabana Azmi is an Women’s right activists and supporting child survivor and fighting aids and injustice in real life. She has took causes for slum dwellers and victims of the earthquake. She is a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) which seeks to spread Indian American Arts Council.
Milind Soman is commonly known as the “Ironman” and supports Fit India Movement and promote fitness at every level. Milind Soman believes that fitness as a cause can wake up India for a next level and is the brand ambassador of Pinkathon, India’s biggest ‘women only’ marathon.
The only actor in the industry who does his social service without creating any kind of publicity and hype like he has donated money to drought affected farmers and also does films which carry a social message. Akshay Kumar is a kind of person who makes himself actively participate in various issues relating to the society. Though Akshay Kumar has been a brand ambassador for many campaigns but he would love to be a brand ambassador for Incredible India.
Nandita Das is an advocate issues of social justice and human rights and she is a passionate volunteer and also she raise her voice against the violence on women and against AIDS and she has been the face of “Dark is Beautiful”.