Anushka Sharma is the latest Bollywood celebrity to come aboard Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the actor said she was honoured to be a part of the “noble initiative”, made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday, which also happened to be the PM’s birthday.
Anushka, who is also one of the faces of the cleanliness campaign ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, wished Modi on his 67th birthday on Sunday and wrote, “Happy Birthday to our PM Narendra Modi-ji. Thank you sir for the invitation to join the Swachhata Hi Seva movement.”
The document read, “In the coming days, we will commemorate Gandhi Jayanti. An inspiration to billions across generations and borders, Mahatma Gandhi recognised that our attitude towards cleanliness also reflects our attitude towards society. Bapu believed in achieving cleanliness through community participation…”
“Bapu also strongly believed that ‘swachhata’ is for each one of us to practise. Inspired by the noble thoughts and a faith in the spirit of 125 crore Indians, let us pledge towwards cleanliness. Let us ensure that the coming days are about the mantra of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’…
In one of her tweets, Anushka also wished Modi as he turned 67 on September 17. “Happy Birthday to our honourable PM @narendramodi ji. Thank you Sir for the invitation to join the #SwachhataHiSeva movement,” she wrote.
Other B-Town stars who are a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan include Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Aamir Khan and Vidya Balan. Akshay Kumar-Bhumi Pednekar’s recently-released Toilet: Ek Prem Katha was a love story against the backdrop of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
On the work front, Anushka was last seen on the big screen in Imtiaz Ali’s Jab Harry Met Sejal. She is currently working on her production, Pari, which she will also star in. Apart from this, she will be seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanjay Dutt biopic, Aanand L Rai’s film in which Shah Rukh Khanwill play a dwarf as well as a Yash Raj film titled Sui Dhaaga
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