Sonal Chauhan, on Saturday, distributed biscuits and water to the needy outside Shani temple in Juhu area of Mumbai
Amid the Coronavirus lockdown, thousands of daily wagers have lost their source of livelihood as work has come to a standstill due to the shut down amid the pandemic. several Bollywood celebrities have come forth to do their bit and help the needy. Now Sonal Chauhan was seen distributing biscuits and water on the Mumbai streets.
Sonal Chauhan, on Saturday, distributed biscuits and water to the needy outside Shani temple in Juhu area of Mumbai. The Jannat actress was seen wearing a white and gray salwar kameez and a white mask.
Sonal took to her Instagram story and wrote, “Pls pls pls help the needy in whatever capacity you’ll. If we help each other, we will make sure nobody sleeps hungry. Because there’s enough food out there for everybody… just that some do not have the means to buy it. Let’s just do our bit and if we’ve the means then let’s confirm nobody is hungry. Trust me that’s enough,”
Sonal’s video was also shared by a paparazzi on social media. Fans of the actress lauded her for the gesture, however, a couple of social media users even trolled her.
While some users wrote within the comments section that Sonal was only concerned about her hair, others said that she should have given something else as everyone can afford glucose biscuits and water.
With praises for her good deed sonal chauhan also got critisize for ‘doing these for camera’. “Shes more concerned about her hair. Charity is more for the camera,” a user wrote. “Dena hai to mid-day meal do, parle-g se pet nahi bharta madam,” wrote another user. “Doing fr publicity,” a user commented on the video. “Akele main Kar leti daan. Why to call the media,” read another comment. “Ok….but….giving water bottles is really a waste,” another user commented.
“Good gesture on the other hand what’s the necessity to capture it on camera,” read another comment. “Paani ki bottle kya de rahu hai… paani toh mil jaayega… Parle biscuits like seriously,” was another discuss the post. “This is what we do every other day and coming from where she comes she will easily afford something quite Parle G. I mean atleast provide them a full meal if you propose to advertise it on social platforms,” a user wrote.
Amid the second wave of coronavirus, Sonal has been involved in numerous initiatives associated with COVID-19 relief. She has backed initiatives on providing hospital beds and oxygen supply.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Sonal became popular for her role in Jannat opposite Emraan Hashmi in 2008. She then featured in numerous films down South, in Telugu, Kannada and Tamil languages, aside from ventures like Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap and 3G. She returned to Hindi films with JP Dutta’s Paltan in 2018.
Her recent ventures include Skyfire and therefore the Power, which released earlier this year. Her last venture was a music video opposite Arjun Kanungo.