Action hero Vidyut Jammwal has donated to help stuntmen of Movie Stunt Artists Association.
He has also urged those who can help to contribute monetarily to these professionals, who have no income over the past months owing to the shutdown of the film industry during Covid19 lockdown.
Vidyut came to know that the industry stuntmen weren’t remunerated during these tough times. The actor then got in touch with the organisation that manages these “screen warriors”. He penned a letter addressed to them and made a donation.
“Our stunt artistes need our support and all those who can help please step forward. It is my humble request to everyone, especially my colleagues to donate so that their livelihood is assured. We need to nurture our own generosity for a better world,” said Vidyut Jammwal.
Earlier, the actor had also kicked off an initiative called #GoodwillForGood, which aims at encouraging ideas that can be monetised towards the benefit of empowering entrepreneurs.
Vidyut Jammwal, well known for his roles in action films like Commando series, is a trained martial artist. He made his debut with the John Abraham starrer 2011 film Force, for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
Following which, Vidyut had played multiple negative roles in various action films. He had also made his debut in Tamil cinema with Billa II, as an antagonist for which earned him critical appreciation.
Apart from that, Vidyut Jammwal also ran an initiative to teach self-defence techniques to college-going girls and working professionals. In 2014, the actor hosted a camp at a college festival in Mumbai.