Akshay Kumar opens his heart and wallet to Toronto

akshay1There is more to Akshay Kumar than just muscles and machines. The actor is a humanitarian at heart who goes out of way to help the poor. Reaching out to raise funds for the aged and destitute, the actor has planned out a large-scale charity event to build an old age home in Toronto.And this is not the first charity plan by the actor. The hunk has donated huge sums of money in the past but has kept all his kindness under wraps.

The actor, along with his businessman friend Ajay Virmani, will host a fundraiser to build a home for senior citizens. Confirming the news, a daily quoted a source as saying, “Talks are on and the charity event will be held some time early next year. Akshay wants it to be a place for the elderly to feel at home.”Story goes that on his diverse trips to his home in Toronto, Akshay was deeply disturbed by the plight of old people, especially those who had been brought by Indians and been abandoned there.

Keen to change the situation, the actor will now organise and perform in a grand event, the receipts of which will be used for structure an old age home.Talking about the actor’s plans, the source additional added, “He has also helped raise a lot of money for Canadian hospitals including one for sick children. Last year, he got half a million dollars for making an appearance at the Trillion Hospital but he donated the amount to the hospital.”

Well, looks like Akshay is not only blessed with good looks but also a golden heart.

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