Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar feels more people should come forward to help the drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra.
As a severe drought gripped Maharashtra this monsoon, actors Nana Patekar and Akshay Kumar have reached out to the farmers with substantial monetary help.
Patekar and Marathi actor Makrand Anaspure have also set up a foundation for this purpose.
"It's a great initiative. I am working on gender issues... Discrimination in schools and colleges. Nana Patekar is doing a great job. I feel more people should get motivated and join him. I am there for any kind of messages," Farhan told reporters here at an event. Talking about 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, Farhan, 41, said it is everyone's responsibility to maintain a clean environment.
"I feel it is the responsibility of an individual to make our environment, surroundings clean. Its an individual effort. It's a nice request made by the leader of our country," Farhan said.