The person who grew to become a family identify for serving to migrants throughout the COVID-19 lockdown in India has now been struck down by the virus.
Bollywood actor and social activist Sonu Sood is the newest superstar who has examined optimistic for the coronavirus. The information was confirmed by the actor himself on social media, who put up a put up, whereas asking his followers to not fear about his well being.
“Hi Everyone, this is to inform you that I have tested positive this morning for COVID-19. As a part of precautions, I have already quarantined myself & taking utmost care. But don’t worry this gives me ample time to solve your problems. Remember I’m always there for you all. — Sonu Sood.”
He captioned the put up as: “Stay safe Stay positive.”
Earlier this month, the actor bought his vaccine towards the virus whilst he was appointed model ambassador of Punjab’s COVID-19 vaccination drive spearheaded by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
The ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ star has actively been concerned in social and philanthropic actions to assist Indians who’ve been affected by the pandemic up to now 12 months. When India went into lockdown, he helped stranded migrant employees get again to their dwelling states by organising trains and buses. He additionally launched a job portal known as ‘Pravasi Rojgar’ to assist migrant employees discover employment.
Whereas speaking to Gulf Information final 12 months, the actor defined why he was going out of his means to assist others. “When I saw the visuals of the exhausted migrants on the highways with their little children in tow trying to walk more than 1,000km to reach home, something in me snapped. I just wanted to help them in any way I could,” Sood stated. “I have always believed that I need to be the change that I want to see.”
Final month, Indian service SpiceJet paid tribute to the star for his social activism 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 sequence 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….”