Salman Khan helps out Kashmiri widow’s family of six

Salman Khan helps out Kashmiri widow’s family of six

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Salman Khan on the sets of ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ in Kashmir. Photograph by Aayush Sharma

Bollywood superstar, Salman Khan, is well known for his generosity. And before leaving Kashmir for Jodhpur to attend a court hearing for the verdict of his pending black buck case which is to be announced today, Khan set another example of generosity.

Khan, who is in Kashmir for the shoot of his upcoming film “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” changed the fate of a family of six in the remote village of Diyaroo in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.

According to the Times of India, 75-year-old, Zaina Begum, met the actor while he was filming in Pahalgam asking for help. Begum has reportedly been struggling with her 40-year-old widowed daughter to raise her four grandchildren, who moved in with her after the demise of their father.

After hearing her out, Khan, put her oldest grandson, 18-year-old Gowhar Ahmad Bhat to work on the sets, so he could take some money home for his mother and grandmother as well as his three sisters, Rukaiya Jaan (15), Khalida Jaan (12) and Khushboo Jaan (10).

He has reportedly also asked Gowhar to come with him to Mumbai to work after the shoot of the film is wrapped-up in the Valley.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kareena Kapoor are also expected to join the crew soon in Kashmir.


  • Khushroo Lal

    A generous act by Mr. Salman Khan. May the Almighty bestow his best upon the Star!!!