It is true that having a star because the face of a model or a nationwide trigger helps everybody in bringing a sure sort of affect, advertising and consciousness.
However, when the celebs, in question, resort to bizarre gimmicks in serving the aim, the purpose of the dialog is usually missed and the entire episode skips to them being trolled.
Our personal ‘Khiladi’ Kumar, who is generally within the information for his citizenship standing, or staying silent on nationwide points has as soon as once more turn into the web’s newest meme after his current stint on elevating consciousness round water.
Akshay was on TV the place he was seen strolling for 21km on a treadmill, attempting to ‘understand’ and symbolize the plight of the agricultural girls who stroll for hours to fetch water.
He talked about how athletes who run marathons are served with water at intervals to remain hydrated, nonetheless, rural girls don’t have any such consolation.
Akshay Kumar walked 21 kilometers on the treadmill to really feel the ache of ladies who stroll 21 kms and extra on a regular basis to get secure consuming water. Join him at #MissionPaani Waterthon, a @CNNnews18 and @harpic_india initiative in direction of water conservation and hygiene. pic.twitter.com/fqxiUKQ5tg
— Mission Paani (@MissionPaani) January 26, 2021
After the clip was out, folks began to level out the seen flaw within the trigger and the initiative was additionally trolled on Twitter:
For #MissionPaani , Akshay Kumar walked on a treadmill for 21kms to grasp the plight of ladies who journey lengthy distances to fetch water.
I believe it is the best stunt he has ever pulled off as a result of I’ve by no means seen a spineless man stroll that far 🤣
— Khader Pathan (@KhaderPathan1) January 26, 2021
akshay kumar strolling on treadmill to grasp the plight of village girls carrying water lengthy distance
chetan bhagat waxing his legs to grasp girls
— 🥰 (@sadelokeshi) January 26, 2021
People requested everybody to deduct 50 rupees for overacting!
Where is the matka or baalti? https://t.co/SkeDSboBhB
— Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj (@DeepikaBhardwaj) January 26, 2021
Akshay Kumar walked 21km on treadmill to grasp the plight of ladies who go to fetch water strolling lengthy distances
Koi sense hai is baat ki🥴 pic.twitter.com/Q9aGwb0UAs
— Anayra Sharma (@AnayraSharma2) January 26, 2021
Put apart the treadmill, come out of the ac room. Walk for hours barefoot on uneven roads & desert areas with a couple of water container, solely then u will perceive @akshaykumar https://t.co/S9Ypr2mv0d
— мєєиαкѕнι (@Meenakshiiik) January 27, 2021
While the actor spoke about conservation of water and urged methods on how one can save each drop that counts, this entire platform was principally a PR stunt for a marketing campaign referred to as ‘Mission Paani Waterthon’, which goals to get celebrities and influencers collectively to boost consciousness round water conservation.
Sure, everybody loves the concepts, nonetheless, it’s the unhappy execution that left folks fuming and made a few of them surprise why should celebrities mock the plight of the frequent man underneath the garb of ‘understanding’ one thing.
Let’s hope the well-known faces of this nation proceed utilizing their affect for larger causes and skim up nicely earlier than supporting one thing.