Vijay Sethupathi's noble gesture

By NT Bureau Published on Nov 10, 2017 04:55 PM IST

Actor Vijay Sethupathi will be donating Rs 50 lakh, his remuneration from a commercial endorsement, towards the education of the needy in Ariyalur district.

The actor who was signed as the brand ambassador of Anil Food Company, said, "Ariyallur is the most backward district when it comes to education and the infrastructure. There are 774 for Anganvadis in the district, for which an amount of 5000 will be donated per campus. Another share will be donated to 10 visually-challenged schools, 11 Schools for the Deaf from Tamilnadu.

"Totally a sum of Rs 50 lakh will be donated to the government of Tamilnadu. "The funds will be distributed to the above mentioned institutions via the government. The amount will be donated to the government in the memory of Anitha, the student from Ariyalur district, a victim to the NEET exam," said the actor.