8 Bollywood Actors Who Worked For A Cause And Not Applause

Celebrities often support various social causes. The more powerful you are, the more you can help the cause of the underprivileged. And celebs have not strayed in their path to help in every way they can!

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But do you know of any other celeb-sponsored organization, other than Being Human, that supports a cause? You may not even know what Being Human is about, but here are a few celebs who are known for their acts of philanthropy.

#1. Dia Mirza

CRYPETAADAPTCancer Patients Aid AssociationSpastics Society of India – there’s no organization that the former Miss Asia Pacific is not associated with.

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#2. Gul Panag

She practices what she preaches! Her organization Colonel Shamsher Singh Foundation fights for gender equality, addiction awareness, education, employment, and disaster management.

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#3. John Abraham

One of the most philanthropic celebs in Bollywood, he is an ambassador of PETA and Habitat for Humanity. The actor is also known for his large donations to schools and hospitals.

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#4. Milind Soman

You may have heard of Soman’s cause for health and fitness, especially among women. The actor has run marathons for several charitable causes and even campaigned for breast cancer awareness.

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#5. Nana Patekar

The veteran actor’s Naam Foundation aims to help drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra. He has also collected large amounts of money to help support people struck by natural calamities.

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#6. Nandita Das

Other than fighting for  children and women rights, the actress has openly supported the Dark is Beautiful campaign to draw light upon the racism in India.

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#7. Rahul Bose

Bose has been more involved in charity than anything else. His NGO, The Foundation, works towards the removal of discrimination and the actor has even given lectures for his many causes.

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#8. Shabana Azmi

The actress has been very vocal about her support for disaster-struck victims, slum dwellers, and victims of religious extremism. She even fights against AIDS and communalism.

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Just in case you are still wondering, a 10% cut from the Being Human T-shirt sales goes towards the cause of improving the health and education of underprivileged children. Yes, Sallu Bhai promotes various causes too!

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