Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, visited the Border Security Force (BSF) jawans on Thursday, donated Rs 1 crore for a school building in a remote village. Akshay visited Tulail village along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district and the school for which he donated will be named after his father Hari Om.
The actor reached Neeru village by a helicopter around noon and thereafter started interaction with locals and the deployed security forces. He had shared the pictures from his visit on his Twitter handle and wrote, “Spent a memorable day with the @bsf_india bravehearts guarding the borders today. Coming here is always a humbling experience… meeting the real heroes My heart is filled with nothing but respect.” The actor not only clicked pictures with the jawans but also danced with them. He also paid respect to the jawans who sacrificed their lives for the country by laying a wreath on the war memorial. The official Instagram handle of BSF shared pictures from the ceremony. “Akshay Kumar has donated Rs 1 crore for the construction of the school building in Neeru village of Tulail. He visited the area to boost the morale of the deployed army soldiers and the BSF troopers with whom he interacted for a long time.
“He also danced with the locals in the village who turned out to see and meet the actor. The function was organised by BSF troopers posted on an LoC post in Neeru village. Akshay has appreciated the army, BSF and the locals for leading hardy lives in the area braving heavy snowfall and extreme inaccessibility”, sources said.