Ekta Kapoor Forsakes 1 Year’s Salary to Support Daily Wage Workers

Like her colleagues in the industry, Ekta Kapoor has extended support to the daily wage workers of the film industry. Taking to Twitter, she announced that she is forsaking one year’s salary at Balaji Telefilms, amounting to Rs 2.5 crores so that her ‘co-workers don’t have to take a hit during this period of crisis’.

Ekta wrote, “It is my first and foremost responsibility to take care of the various freelancers and daily wage workers who work at Balaji Telefilms and who are going to suffer immense losses due to no shootings in the current scenario and uncertainty over the indefinite period to follow.”

"“I would thus forsake my one year’s salary that is Rs 2.5 crores at Balaji Telefilms so that my co-workers don’t have to take a hit during this period of crisis and complete lockdown.”" - Ekta Kapoor . Read more on Celebrities by The Quint.RSS & BJP’s Nehru-Netaji ‘Cosplay’: Irony Dies a Thousand DeathsFIT Fact-Check: Ex IMA President Spins PM's Message to Light Diyas . Read more on Celebrities by The Quint.