Coronavirus pandemic: Salman Khan to help 25,000 daily wage workers


Salman Khan has pledged to financially support 25,000 daily wage workers from the film industry. According to the Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE).

Salman khan’s foundation being human reached out to their organization to help the workers “Salman’s Being Human Foundation has come forward to help daily wage workers. They called us three days ago.

We have about 5 lakh workers out of which 25,000 are in dire need of financial help. Being Human Foundation said they will take care of these workers on their own. They have asked for account details of these 25,000 workers as they want to ensure that money reaches them directly,”  FWICE President B N Tiwari Told.

“The remaining 4,75,000 workers can survive for about a month. We already have huge ration packets for all the workers but unfortunately due to lockdown, they are not able to come here to collect it. We are thinking of ways how to reach out to them,” he added.

BN Tiwari said FWICE has reached out to several actors and filmmakers to make a contribution. “We have written letters and also sent messages to various people in the film industry to come forward and help the workers but we haven’t received any response from them. Producer Mahaveer Jain has offered to provide help in terms of food and essential items.”