COVID Heroes: Actor Arjun Gowda turns ambulance driver to help patients

COVID Heroes: Actor Arjun Gowda turns ambulance driver to help patients
Image Source: Instagram/Arjun Gowda

In an interview with Bangalore Times, Arjun Gowda mentioned that he has been on the road over the past two days. He has assisted patients by taking them to the hospital and helped people who need to perform final rites for those who have succumbed to COVID-19. He also stated that he will keep helping people irrespective of their religious background or where they come from.   

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COVID Hero: Arjun Gowda

Sharing a snippet from a news article on Instagram, Arjun Gowda extended his gratitude to Smile Care All, the organization that presented him with the opportunity.

He mentioned that it is his honor to protect the people of Karnataka & he has undergone the training required to do the job while precautionary measures.

“I have taken all necessary precautions and also necessary training .. am overwhelmed for your wishes, Thz means a lot to me’s my commitment and my honour to serve and work for the people of KARNATAKA..JAI BHUVANESHWARI,” Arjun wrote. 

Many of the actor’s fans and followers extended support and appreciated the actor’s humanitarian gesture. Some also highlighted how volunteering is the need of the hour and could play an important role in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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The actor rose to fame with his role in the 2019 Kannada movie ‘Aa Drushya’. It is written by ‘Karthick Naren’ and directed by ‘Shiva Ganesh’. The crime thriller is the remake of the popular 2016 Tamil film ‘Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru‘ starring Rahman in the lead.

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood too has made significant contributions and helped many COVID-19 patients since the onset of the pandemic. Some other actors who have extended support on social media includes Bhumi Pednekar, Sameera Reddy and playback singer Chinmayi Sripaada.   

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