The popular bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar has embarked on a noble cause, lending his support for World Health Organisation (WHO) diabetic awareness campaign. He will feature in a video campaign by the WHO to raise awareness about diabetes in India. The video will be released online on the YouTube channel, Being Indian. Sanjay Deshmukh, Additional Municipal Commissioner (Western Suburbs), will also be a part of the video.
It is a part of the WHO mission to prevent diabetes whenever possible, encouraging prevention and raising the necessary awareness. According to a press release here, the Maharashtra Government approached the 48-year-old actor to appear in the video, which will be directed by Rajkumar Hirani and released on World Health Day on April 7.
Previously, the popular actor has also supported the UN's Global Goals campaign advocating the importance of Global Goal No 3 "Good Health and Well-Being". He has also recently extended his support for Max Bupa Walk for Health, which aims to inspire thousands of families to walk more to enhance their overall health and well-being.
It is really commendable to see B-Town celebs like Akki (Akshay Kumar is nick-named as) extending a helping hand for such righteous causes!