‘Salman Khan is so gracious in offering support and is always concerned about us’

Sakal Times
Thursday, 19 March 2020

Owing to Coronavirus (COVID-19), shooting of films, TV shows and web series have been stalled till March 31. It’s a difficult phase for daily wage workers and junior artists. Daily wage workers and junior artist co-ordinator Rajendra Lekhraj shared that they will get in touch with Salman Khan if they face challenging times.

Owing to Coronavirus (COVID-19), shooting of films, TV shows and web series have been stalled till March 31. While there is a section from the entertainment industry who are making the most of it, it’s a difficult phase for daily wage workers and junior artists.

Daily wage workers and junior artist co-ordinator Rajendra Lekhraj shared that they will get in touch with Salman Khan, if they face challenging times. 
 
Many from the industry, including production houses, have already taken precautionary measures and suspended work while others are also in conversation to set up a relief fund for daily wage workers who are impacted by the shutdown.

Telling us about how Salman Khan becomes ‘their’ person at a time like this, Lekhraj shared, “If we hit a rough patch, I will talk to Salman Khan. He is so gracious in offering support and is always concerned about us. He recently stalled the shoot of Radhe in Mehboob Studios because of the unfortunate turn of events.”

Salman’s foundation Being Human has been the medium to provide funding to treat children with various illnesses and has brought relief to many. ST

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