Bollywood celebrities are slowly getting back to work but background dancers are still facing difficulties due to the pandemic, they are finding it challenging to make both ends meet. Coming to their aid is Katrina Kaif, who has extended financial support to nearly 100 dancers, helping them to earn a living.
The actress directly transferred money into the accounts of the dancers, who are using the aid as principal amount to start small businesses. Raj Surani, who coordinates with dancers for Bollywood songs, stated, "The dancers have utilised the money transferred by Katrina to start small businesses like tiffin services, beauty services and selling homemade chocolates.”
A senior dancer Hetal, who has also received help from Katrina, travels to the APMC market to buy vegetables and has started selling it online to societies. Hetal said, “I am taking the risk of my life as I leave at 3 am in the morning, leaving my children alone, to buy vegetables and then come back and sell vegetables to locals.”
Katrina's latest movie "Sooryavanshi" release has been postponed till the theaters open in India.