Sonu Sood, in recent times, has played the role of a real-life hero. People have praised him endlessly for his sincere efforts to help the underprivileged. He has been working for migrant workers, frontline staff, and those from underprivileged backgrounds. Sonu Sood came into limelight following his efforts amidst the on-going coronavirus pandemic. Now he has entered the arena of education. He has come up with a scholarship program to support IAS aspirants.
Sonu Sood honours his late mother
A while back, the actor had come up with an initiative, affiliated with a university, to sponsor the education for students across different parts of the country. It was inspired by his late mother, Prof. Saroj Sood, who used to teach students on a non-commercial basis. On the day of his mother’s 13th death anniversary, Sood proves that he sure will carry forward his mother’s legacy.
Prof. Saroj Sood Scholarship
Sonu Sood has launched a scholarship program called Prof. Saroj Sood scholarships to support IAS aspirants to fulfill their dreams and reach their goals. Under the program, scholarships will be available to students for online and on-campus courses. Taking to Twitter, the actor-philanthropist tweeted, “October 13; 13 years since My Mother passed. She left behind a legacy of Education. On her anniversary today, I pledge to support IAS aspirants to reach their goals thru Prof Saroj Sood Scholarships. Seeking blessings Miss u maa. @scholify_me.”
Sonu Sood has become an emblem of hope
Earlier this year, he had helped the students of a village in Haryana to attend online classes. He had sent smartphones to them. Sood had also helped JEE and NEET examination aspirants to travel to their exam centers amid the pandemic. His selfless actions continue to be a source of inspiration to many across the country. He stands out as an emblem of hope.
Sood posted a picture on Instagram in July
In the month of July, Sonu had shared a throwback picture for his mother’s birth anniversary. “Happy birthday Maa…just keep guiding me always the way you have been doing all my life. Wish I could give you a tight hug and tell you how much I love you..but I am sure you must be missing us where ever you are. Life will never be the same but be my guiding angel always till I see you again maa. Miss you.” the post read.