Don’t be stunned should you spot a SpiceJet airplane with a bigger than life picture of Bollywood actor Sonu Sood staring again at you.
The Indian provider has paid tribute to the star for his social activism throughout India’s COVID-19 lockdown by wrapping a few of its planes in particular livery that characteristic a picture of the actor, together with a particular message that reads: ‘A salute to the saviour Sonu Sood’.
The airline additionally posted a collection of tweets explaining why they selected to pay tribute to the star on this method.
“The phenomenally-talented @SonuSood has been a messiah to lakhs of Indians during the pandemic, helping them reunite with their loved ones, feed their families and more,” the airline tweeted. “While there is no apt way to thank him for his immense efforts, here is a small gesture from SpiceJet to acknowledge him and his amazing contributions. Introducing our one-of-its-kind Sonu Sood livery draped on Mustard, one of our lovely Boeing 737 aircraft.”
The provider additional added: “Thank you for everything, Sonu! You are an inspiration to us and many others, and we are proud to be your partners in your deeds of extraordinary compassion.”
In an interview with IANS, Sood mentioned he solely acquired to know in regards to the gesture by way of footage he acquired on social media from followers.
“I felt really honoured when I saw those images. The aircraft was parked at different airports and people were sending me different images from Leh, Hyderabad, Punjab and Delhi. I feel blessed. I miss my parents more, I wish they could see this,” Sood informed IANS.
The actor performed an energetic function in serving to displaced migrants attain house throughout final yr’s Indian lockdown by arranging transportation, offering resort lodging and helping with meals.
Apart from followers, a number of celebrities additionally congratulated Sood over the tribute, with Indian actress Kajal Aggarwal tweeting: “Wow Sonu! This is just amazing. Big salute to all the fabulous work you have done and continue to do.”
Apart from Aggarwal, TV and movie actor Vatsal Sheth and filmmaker Anand Kumar additionally congratulated Sood.
Sood himself reposted the photographs on his Twitter deal with, whereas including: “Remember coming from Moga to Mumbai on an unreserved ticket. Thank you everyone for all the love. Miss my parents more. @flyspicejet”