Actor Sonu Sood, who had helped the flood victims of the Cyclone Yaas affected residents of the Sundarbans, has been included in a Durga Puja pandal of Kolkata’s Kestopur Prafulla Kanan Durga Puja Committee, which has devoted this yr’s pandal theme to the flood victims. Sunderban village space is dominated by fishermen’s inhabitants and this yr it was ravaged by Cyclone Yaas, utterly destroying one complete village.
The actor took to Instagram and shared a video with a heartfelt message, “Glad Navratri. I bear in mind visiting Durga Pooja pandals in my faculty days. Ready for hours in lengthy queues. Right this moment I really feel humbled to see myself for the 2nd consecutive yr in a Durga Pooja Pandal in Kolkata. Want I might go to with my mother and father in the event that they had been nonetheless round. Miss them extra at the moment. Thanks @kestopurprafulla for such an enormous honour.”
For the pandal, the Kestopur Prafulla Kanan Puja Committee made statues of the fishermen carrying the fishnets with them. Furthermore, a life-sized statue has been devoted to Sonu Sood for serving to the flood victims.
Expressing his gratitude, Sonu shared, “I really feel actually overwhelmed, honoured, and humbled to obtain a lot love! I bear in mind, even final yr, that they had made Pandals, however this time it’s on a a lot bigger scale. When individuals click on selfies in these Pandals and tag me on social media, it makes me really feel that Durga Maa has guided me in the fitting course of serving to individuals.”
He additional expressed his thankfulness to his mother and father for educating him to “reside for others”.
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“It has been two years, and the journey nonetheless continues. I’ve been capable of save hundreds of lives and attain many souls in these two years. I need to thank Almighty and my mother and father, who gave me necessary life classes and the way necessary it’s to reside for others and consider in giving. So at the moment, after I witness a lot love, I thank God and all these individuals who made it potential,” he added.
Sonu has earned an enormous fan base for his philanthropic work amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic.
-With ANI inputs