- "It's our turn to make a contribution," says Akshay
- Home Minister Rajnath Singh has lauded Akshay's efforts
- Akshay was last seen in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Home Minister Rajnath Singh lauded Akshay's efforts and replied, "Akshay Kumar ji your support to #BharatKeVeer is commendable."
The Bharat Ke Veer portal was launched by Akshay in April. It enables people to contribute towards the families of martyred army jawans.
Akshay had also several pictures from the event on social media.
On Republic Day (January 26), Akshay posted a video of himself, stating that he wants to start a website or mobile app to help these families financially. He had earlier donated Rs 9 lakh to a martyred jawan's family.
Akshay received his first National Award this year for his performance in Rustom. His films like Airlift, Baby and Holiday have been critically-acclaimed.
Akshay Kumar's last release is Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, based on the theme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and focusses on the importance of better sanitation facilities in India, especially in rural areas.