Veteran Marathi and Bollywood actor AK Hangal is seriously ill and it is reported in the media that he is short of funds to get proper medical attention.
Amitabh Bachchan sent Rs 5 lakhs to Vijay Hangal, son of AK Hangal towards treatment and medical expenses. In addition, Big B asked his manager to be constantly in touch with the Hangal family to inquire after his condition and provide the funds.
AK Hangal acted along with Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya in the cult film Sholay.
It is expected that other Bollywood celebrities follow Big B’s example and help out Hangal whi is financially crippled and needs medical treatment.