Superstar Salman Khan has come forward and pledged to offer monetary help to 25,000 daily wage earners of the film industry, the Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE) said. According to B N Tiwari, FWICE of President and General Secretary, Ashoke Dubey with treasurer Gangeshwar Srivastav, chief advisors Sharad Shelar And Ashok Pandit said, “Salman Khan’s manager spoke to BN Tiwari (FWICE president) and asked us to send details of 25,000 workers from the federation.”Urgent situation’, International celebs pledge support for India amid COVID-19 crisis.
The actor will be crediting Rs 1500 in the bank account of the industry workers. ”The star will be crediting Rs 1500 in each one’s bank account. He was helpful even last year when Covid first hit India, and he is back at it again,” Ashoke Dubey concluded. Earlier it was reported, that the revenue earned from Salman’s upcoming film ‘Radhe’ will be distributed in COVID-19 relief work.
Tiwari revealed that the two organisations will transfer Rs 3.5 crore from the sum to 7,000 wage workers. “We are informed that Netflix and Producers Guild of India will help 7,000 cine workers with Rs 5,000 each. A total of Rs 3.5 crore help. We have sent them the list of the workers,” bn Tiwari and ashok dubey said. FWICE would like to thanks Manish goswami and Siddharth roy kapur for the same.
The FWICE president lamented the callous behaviour of the state and central governments, saying that there has been no help from them for the daily wage earners. “There is no help from the state or central government so far for the workers and this is really disheartening,” he said.
B N Tiwari told The Yash Chopra Foundation is committed to constantly and relentlessly being a support system to the Hindi film industry and its workers who have been an integral part of our 50-year journey. Apart from these, the workers, who have attained the age of 60 years, to the workers associated with four union Allied mazdoor Union, Junior Artists Association, Women Artists Association, Generator Vanity Van Attendants Association Attached to FWICE , courtesy of Yash Chopra Foundation on behalf of Yash Raj Films.
Five thousand rupees will be given to those senior workers and each members of these four union will be given necessary food items for one month according to four members in the family. Provided The pandemic has pushed the backbone of our industry, the daily workers, to a breaking point and YRF wants to support as many workers and their families who are in need due to the loss of livelihood. FWICE President b n tiwari and General Secretary, Ashoke Dubey with treasurer Gangeshwar Srivastav thanked Superstar Salman khan ,Yash Raj Films, Netflix and Producers Guild of India for helping our workers in such a situation.