The living legend of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan, who has always been in the news for his films and his work has always been active with social work and social awareness campaigns. This time the actor par excellence has made it to the spotlight for his newly launched trust.
In fact Bachchan has launched a trust as a memorial to his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan. Commenting on the set up, Bachchan said, "For long we have been wanting to open a Trust a Memorial in the name of my revered Father Dr Harivansh Rai Bachchan .. and after years of waiting and proper paper work to be established, we have it functional now. It is called Harivansh Rai Bachchan Memorial Trust, or HRB Memorial Trust .. and in future we shall be conducting activities, through our own initiative and participation to collect funds for the needy. Our works through the years have been functional for the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped, or to be politically correct, the differently abled, blood banks, cancer, thalasemia, feeding the poor, feeding children in schools, sponsoring a child's education, taking care of farmers loans in Andhra and Vidarbha to prevent them from suicide because they were unable to pay their loans … and on ..Come let us work independently to better the lives of others .."