“I had no clue when I started small helping people. Soon things went out of proportion and more people wanted help,” actor Sonu Sood said.
HYDERABAD, Feb 17 (The CONNECT) – “The role I played during the pandemic is the most important part of my life. I can’t forget those moments,” actor Sonu Sood said.
“I had no clue when I started small helping people. Soon things went out of proportion and more people wanted help,” he said addressing Samman, a felicitation program of unsung heroes, held here on Wednesday evening. Cyberabad Police and Society for Cyberabad Security Council organised the event.
Sood said “we could connect 7.26 lakh people. We helped 3500 students studying abroad to come back home.”
Soon came appeals for jobs. “We created a platform to connect corporates and other job providers. Todate we could provide jobs close to two lakh people,” he said and pointed out that together we can make a huge difference to the society we are living in, he said.
VC Sajjanar, Commissioner of Police felicitated Sonu Sood.
Sajjanar said that he could discover during the pandemic days that there were so many good and kind-hearted people in the society. “We were the first to send guest workers back to their homes by way of special trains. Three lakh guest workers were ferried in 40 trains to their hometowns,” he said.
“We were able to stop the commercialisation of plans by setting up Plasma Hotline. Otherwise, it would have been sold for, who knows maybe for 80,000 or even more”, Sajjanar said. The police mobilised 8000 units of plasma.
Krishna Yedula, Secretary of SCSC said they were able to provide 15 lakh meals and distribute 1.85 lakh grocery kits.
Singer Smitha, Music Director Anup Ruben graced and spoke on the occasion. Smitha said she managed to serve the society in a small way.