Sonu Sood poses for a photograph.
Gulf Today Report
Bollywood actor Sonu Sood feels the Covid preventive vaccine should be available to the needy for free, and there should be a cap on pricing.
"Every needy should get vaccine for free. Very important to put a cap on the pricing. Corporates and individuals who can afford should come forward to help everyone get vaccinated. Let's do business some other time," Sonu Sood tweeted on Wednesday.
Sonu's tweet came in reaction to a news piece that said that states would get the Covishield vaccine at Rs400 per dose, private hospitals at Rs600 and centre at Rs150.
With his exemplary dedication towards society and the way he proactively helped migrant workers stuck in various places to return to their villages across India during the COVID-19 lockdown last year, the actor has garnered immense love and respect.
Meanwhile, the Union Government on Wednesday said there are more than 21.57 lakh active Covid cases in the country, which is double the maximum number of active cases India had last year.
SpiceJet Boeing 737 aircraft recently wrapped a number of its aircraft in special livery, which includes an image of the actor along with a line that reads: "A salute to the saviour Sonu Sood".
Sonu Sood urges everyone to come forward, says we need more helping hands. The actor shared that he feels saving lives during the second wave of COVID-19 is better than being part of a 100 crore film.
The actor launched "Sanjeevani: A Shot of Life", an initiative to encourage people to get vaccinated and raise awareness.
Earlier in the day, Katrina took to social media to pay tribute to mothers who are also frontline workers at a time when India is battling a deadly second wave of Covid-19.
Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan treated her fans on Sunday with a picture of her two boys and wish them a Happy Mother's Day .
She also starred as the fiancee to Tom Hanks' character in the comedy "Bachelor Party,” and as Jerry Seinfeld's girlfriend in a 1991 episode of "Seinfeld."