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Varun Dhawan, Rohit Shetty honoured for contribution during lockdown

Jan 31, 2021 15:22 IST

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan and filmmaker Rohit Shetty on Saturday were honoured at the Sakal Sanman 2021 for their humanitarian efforts during the coronavirus-induced lockdown in 2020.

While Varun Dhawan donated ₹30 lakh to PM-CARES, ₹25 lakh to Maharashtra CM relief fund and also distributed free meals to the workers as well as healthcare staff, the 'Simmba' director donated ₹51 lakh to Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) to provide financial support to daily wage workers in the Hindi film industry. Later, he made food and stay arrangements across eight hotels in the city for the personnnel of Mumbai Police, who are working to stop the spread of coronavirus on the ground level.

Varun Dhawan was presented with the award by actor-politician Urmila Matondkar, who took to Twitter to post a picture with the 'Coolie No 1' star and heaped praises on him.

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