Kaabil Actor Hrithik Roshan who Played Blind man role into the film, Pledged to donate his eyes on his Birthday. He Promises to donate his eyes on his 43rd Birthday on 10th January 2017. Kaabil Actor Hrithik Roshan Celebrating the Success of the film and now we found an Interesting and Encouraging news.
Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam Played Visually impaired Person in the film Kaabil. The Surprising fact is that Hrithik Roshan already donated his eyes on his 43rd Birthday on 10th January 2017, Prior to the Kaabil release.
No one knew that on his birthday Hrithik Roshan made the commitment and pledged his eyes through the Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, run by DR. S Natarajan.
When contacted, Dr. Natrajan said, “I saw the trailer of ‘Kaabil’ , and I called Rakesh Roshan and asked if Hrithik would pledge his eyes. I was pleasantly surprised when Rakesh told me that Hrithik is already planning to do so . When I spoke to Hrithik, he told me he would like to celebrate his birthday by pledging his eyes and giving the gift of sight “
The actor was deeply affected when he learned that according to NPCB, by 2020, the number of individuals with unilateral corneal blindness in India is expected to increase to 10.6 million. To treat them, 200,000 corneas in a year will be required, but only 45,000 are collected.
Dr. Natarajan added, “Although Hrithik pledged his eyes on his birthday at Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital he requested us not to publicize this as he did not want to make this about promoting’ Kaabil’. Now that ‘Kaabil’ is a great success we would like to use this news to encourage the public to pledge their eyes and share the light and follow Hrithik’s example.”
Aditya Jyot hospital is starting a campaign to educate and motivate people to pledge their eyes. They are targeting one million pledge.“Through this campaign, we aim at collecting 2 lakh corneas in a year so that all corneal blind shall see. At present, there is a huge waiting list due to a shortage of donors. On behalf of the visually impaired and the entire ophthalmic fraternity in India, I salute Hrithik for this noble deed, “ Says Dr. Natarajan.
Hats Off to the Kaabil Actor Hrithik Roshan who donated his eyes to give Vison to other. This Great Work of Hrithik Roshan going to inspire millions out there. Respect to Hrithik Roshan.