Bollywood Hero Sonu Sood who earned a heap of praise and appreciations from people all over the country for his efforts and kind heart towards the needy. Now the United Nations Development Programme has honored him with the prestigious SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award for his social services. Sonu Sood had received this award at a virtual ceremony on Monday.
Even the Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra congratulated Sonu Sood after he was honoured with the SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award and encouraged him to continue with his social services.
Sonu thanked Priyanka Chopra and he had also praised her for being an inspiration to him.
He had always been at the forefront in helping the poor and needy and had sent thousands of migrant laborers to their home towns during COVID-19 lockdown , with his personal money. He had also arranged food along with buses, trains and chartered flights for Shifting them to their native places. He had also helped many others to get job opportunities for better livelihood.
Sonu Sood had come forward and offered his hotel in Mumbai for medical professionals to stay in and also arranged shelters for several people in Mumbai when they were affected by cyclone Nisarga in July.
Other celebrities who have been honoured with the Humanitarian Award are Priyanka Chopra, Leonardo DiCaprio, Angelina Jolie, David Beckham, Antonio Banderas, Emma Watson, Liam Neeson, Cate Blanchett and Nicole Kidman.