12 Bollywood Celebs Who Are More Charitable Than You Thought!

12 Bollywood Celebs Who Are More Charitable Than You Thought!

Dia Mirza

She hates the word charity as the idea of giving is not charity for her. She raises funds for children and is a part of many fund raising events for the Wildlife Trust of India, Children’s foundations and Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. She is also actively involved with Cancer Patients Aid Organization, PETA and CRY.

Shah Rukh Khan

Very few know about charity works done by King Khan. In 2012, SRK adopted 12 villages during NDTV’s Greenathon. He has donated to various hospitals and also helped people in need of medical aid. King Khan spares spends time with mentally challenged and orphaned kids. Furthermore, he has also raised funds through his concerts for the people affected by natural calamities. Adding to this, SRK was appointed as the first global ambassador of UNOPS, which works to improve the lifestyle of people. SRK is also the first Indian to be recognized by UNESCO for his charitable works.

Sushmita Sen

Sushmita heads I AM FOUNDATION, a charitable organization. The principle at I AM Foundation is ‘giving’.  I AM FOUNDATION has launched initiatives and built trusted partnerships with individuals, families, businesses, nonprofit and government agencies.

Amitabh Bachchan

He was the face of UNICEF’s POLIO campaign. Besides, he has even started an online bidding scheme called ‘Jeneration’ where the Bollywood stars put their clothes for sale and the collections made by this site is used in to raise funds for various organizations.

Salman Khan

Salman Khan is known as one of the most charitable celebrity in Bollywood. His NGO known as Being Human has grown into one of the most notable organizations in the country. The main motive of Being Human is to help children in every way.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

The woman with a generous soul started an Aishwarya Rai Foundation that aimed to help the poor and needy people. Besides this, the beauty also donated her eyes to Eye Bank Association of India. She also supports PETA and donated a big amount during 2004 Tsunami.

Gul Panag

She is known for the simple life she lives. She has a passion for education and awareness and due to which she is a part of Gul 4 Change and Col. Shamsher Singh Foundation and Shraddha Charitable Trust. She has been doing a lot for underprivileged people and people suffering from life threatening diseases.

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

She won a title called ‘Big Brother’ and donated the entire amount to AIDS campaign. She is an active member of PETA and an anti-bullying charity campaign called ‘Act Against Bullying’.

Vidya Balan

She has become popular for the phrase “jaha soch waha Shauchalay”. She has been making news for awareness for hygiene and sanitation. She has become the brand ambassador for clean drinking water and sanitation campaign in India.

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka is passionate about helping kids with their education and health. Priyanka was appointed as the National Ambassador of UNICEF’s in 2010 and now is associated with Save The Girl campaign by UNICEF. She also runs The Priyanka Chopra Foundation For Health and Education.

Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose was the first celebrity from Bollywood to become the Oxfam Global Ambassador in 2007. The Oxfam Global campaign works for rehabilitation as well as relief of people living in the poor and harsh environments of Andaman and Nicobar. He is an active campaigner of ‘World Without Discrimination’ and with the same cause in mind, he opened ‘The Foundation’.

John Abraham

John Abraham is an animal lover and hence is an active member of PETA. He even has his own foundation known as ‘John’s Brigade for Habitat’ which provides homes for the needy. Besides, he also donates to various other organizations.