Akshay Kumar is the King of Action in Bollywood, and is even has a black belt, but he also has a heart of gold. Superstar Akshay Kumar is spearheading the “Action/2015” campaign in India by providing the organization’s online social support. He took to social media to help spread the word and get fellow Indians to join in this humble cause. Action/2015 is one of the biggest global outreach initiatives in history to address world-changing issues of climate change, poverty and inequality. They are a growing global movement of more than 1200 organisations in over 125 countries.
Launched on January 15 in India, Akshay, took to social media to urge his fans to join in on Twitter, writing,
“Now is the time for action!Join @action2015 & raise your voice for a better future.”
Speaking about the campaign Akshay Kumar said:
“When I was approached to be a part of this huge campaign, I was humbled to be involved with so many great individuals such as Malala Yousfzai, Bill & Melinda Gates, Richard Branson and more kind celebrities such as Ben Affleck and Shakira who are working towards a better tomorrow. Action/2015 is about taking a plan & turning it into a reality, taking Action by ending poverty, inequality and providing equal opportunities for every single person on this planet to secure a better future for all of us today and for our future generation.”
Joining Kumar in this great cause are some of the biggest names in India including Aamir Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Purab Kohli, Chetan Bhagat, Ritesh Sidhwani, Yuvraj Singh and Vijendra Singh and many others who have lent their support to the global initiative. We love how the who’s who of India is ready to take a stand alongside Hollywood’s best to make a positive change in the world.