By Bollywood Hungama News Network, Jan 29, 2022 – 14:03 hrs IST
Action celebrity Vidyut Jammwal contributed an enormous sum of Rs 5 lakh. Yes, he promised to assist and promote the scholars for all times by giving Rs 5 lakh to Ekaveera Kalaripayattu Academy. This academy endeavors to coach youngsters studying the traditional self-discipline of Kalaripayattu. A younger pupil of this academy named Neelakandan took to Twitter to precise his gratitude to actor Vidyut Jammwal, who gained the hearts of the viewers along with his stellar efficiency in Khuda Hafiz. This younger martial artist wrote on Twitter, “It is an honor and a great honor for me, that in Mumbai I met @VidyutJammwal (Vidyut Jammwal) and supported Ekaveera Kalaripayattu Academy with a massive contribution of Rs 5 lakh is .”
Vidyut Jammwal supports Ekaveera Kalaripayattu
Nilakandan, popularly known as the prince of Kalaripayattu, has shown incredible prowess and has been a star on social media by achieving challenging physical feats. Considering Vidyut as his role model, this young martial artist has influenced many youths of our country. Neelakandan and his father, who run the academy, were congratulated by Vidyut Jammwal and promised that they have big plans for Kalaripayattu and will do their best to help promote this ancient discipline, apart from the actor calling them ‘I Train Like’ Presented a T-shirt made of ‘Vidyut Jammwal’. Neelakandan met his idol i.e. Vidyut in the News18 Network show Byju’s Young Genius 2.
Meeting her role model was a dream come true for Neelakandan, about which she wrote on Twitter, “This is one of the biggest moments of my life. Met Vidyut and got a customized T-shirt from him. Also had the privilege of being able to do some Kalaripayattu art with him. A dream of mine came true.
To this his father Mahesh Kumar R said that “Neelakandan always used to say that he wants to meet Vidyut sir and he wants to be a person as big as him. Today we got an opportunity to meet him and he presented him a T-shirt of ‘I Train Like Vidyut Jammwal’. He extended a helping hand to our academy for furthering Kalaripayattu with a huge sum of Rs 5 lakh.
To this, Vidyut Jamwal said that India’s traditional health (care and prevention) methods need to be reactivated. Kalaripayattu is still alive today, the best available ancient health culture. This art needs to be exposed to the world. Starting from Kerala, financially funding and supporting the gurus of Kalaripayattu and Kalari (schools) is only my first step. I have thought of something big for Kalaripayattu, which is for both traditional and modern practitioners in the near future.”