Celebrities raise voice for public cause

People of Kodagu district headquarters in Karnataka, which is being frequently ravaged by floods, is now have a reason to smile.

By Author  |  Published: 8th Nov 2019  10:45 pmUpdated: 9th Nov 2019  12:19 am

Not very often celebrities come out their own world of glamour and glitz. A very few come into public glare to raise their voice on specific issue concerning larger interest of public. Southern movie actor Rashmika Mandanna is the latest in the news for constantly making efforts to help her people back home.

People of Kodagu district headquarters in Karnataka, which is being frequently ravaged by floods, is now have a reason to smile. Rashmika is one among those who ran an extensive social media campaign on social media demanding an emergency hospital for Kodagu. Following the campaign, the Karnataka Cabinet has finally decided to build a hitech hospital in the district. An estimated of Rs 100 crore were also sanctioned. Shared the news on her Twitter handle a couple of days ago, Rashmila thanked the MP Pratap Simha on the occasion. “Ah!! There it is… Thank you so much @mepratap  sir for the update,” the tweet reads.

Her recent photoshoot on water pollution has caught the attention of people. “Well wasn’t aware of this till we had to actually go and shoot this in Bellandur lake which really broke my heart and imagine few years down the line, it is the same case everywhere else,” she tweeted.

Recently, Telugu heartthrob Vijay Deverakonda too raised his voice against uranium digging in Nallamalla forests. The actor often expresses his concern on the wastage of water and proper utilisation of the natural resource. The tweets and videos of Vijay have spread like a wildfire sparking a debate on social media.

Couple of years ago, Karnataka actor Sonu Gowda grabbed the attention of public when turned a mermaid for a few hours on Bengaluru roads. To protest against deplorable plight of potholes, local residents and artistes had come together to try unusual ways to bring the issue to the notice of local authorities. Responding to them, actor Sonu stepped out to help them. Dressed in a green outfit, Sonu sat at a large crater on the road. The novel protest brought the local officials attention and the road got repaired within a day.

Another popular actor in the lot is Trisha Krishnan. A goodwill ambassador of PETA, Trisha is involved in spreading awareness about cancer. The actor who has earned a name for herself in the glamour industry of all south Indian languages, also frequently involves in social campaigning on the safety of stray dogs.