The actor started trending online for his selfless work of arranging and making sure that the migrant workers reach home.
Continue reading on Times Now
With the nationwide lockdown, a lot of us have the luxury to stay at our homes for a longer period of time. Many of us have a roof above our heads and are extremely grateful for the privileged life that we are living in.
Those who are unlucky in this aspect are the migrant workers, who came all the way from their hometowns to the big city, to make money and feed it to their families. With the onset of the pandemic, their only source of income has been severely affected.
Now, scores of them want to go home. They do not have a place to live. Every day, we see gut-wrenching photos or videos where the workers are walking home, barefoot, a child is sleeping on the suitcase, many die due to some unfortunate accidents, the list is endless.
Off lately, many people have come ahead to work for them and provide them with basic necessities, such as food, clothing, and shelter, as well as, try and keep them and themselves safe from the deadly virus. Some have also gone all the way to make sure that these workers are sent home safely.
One of them is actor Sonu Sood.
The ‘Simmba’ and ‘Happy New Year’ actor has been garnering praise on social media for his tireless work to make sure that the migrant workers get home.
It all starts with a tweet. A worker tweets him about his plight and he always replies politely and tells them that they will be sent home, come what may.
Here are the tweets.
His work got the love of the netizens who did not hesitate to hail him as the ‘superhero.’ “You make us realize that Shaktimaan can be real and human,” one user said. The ‘proudofyousonusood hashtag was also popularized regarding the same.