India is a country where actors are given the stature of demigod. With so many movie performers, no wonder, why Bollywood is famous for producing a massive number of films every year.

We often, notice some kind of the idol worship. One can witness people worshiping heroes by pouring milk on hoardings during movie release. This is obvious in point of fact that some actors really being worthy to receive huge love, affection and respect from their fans. They have done something great to our society and didn’t even publicize it. It is good to see that few of the movie artists proved themselves to be great Samaritans.

Here is the list of few actors/actress who have proved themselves to be real life heroes too:

1. Nana Patekar

Nana Patekar has proved himself that he is far more real than any reel-life hero. This is not hidden from us that most of the celebrities prefer to do social work in presence of paparazzi, but this down to earth person Mr. Patekar actually had donated money to the widows of farmers who committed suicide in Maharashtra. He is busy doing social works since long time, indeed he did not even speak about it. The veteran actor is helping farmers for their development. Nana Patekar is financially using the NGO that he co-runs.

The man never did social work to earn lime-light, Kudos to Nana Patekar.

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2. Mahesh Babu

The Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu is known for the super hit film “Srimanthudu”, in which Mahesh Babu essayed the role of a rich business tycoon who adopted a village for the betterment of the citizens. Similar to his character in the movie, Mahesh Babu now in his real life has adopted his paternal village. Burripalem in Guntur district of of Andhra Pradesh, which is his father Krishna Gatamaneni’s native.

Mahesh Babu’s “Srimanthudu” actually gets into skin of the character certainly and really.

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3. Siddharth Suryanarayan

With ever charming cute face the southern sensation Sidharth Suryanarayan has managed to enjoy massive female fan base. But the actor is not only blessed with good look, he is having a beautiful heart too. Considering his greatest dedication to saving mankind in the time of need, I mean he did a lot of social welfare to the people during the very terrible “Chennai flood”. This news also received huge limelight.

The “Rang-De-Basanti” star proved himself that he is not only reel-life hero, but a real life hero too.

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4. Preity Zinta

The B-Town starlet and co-owner of Kings XI Punjab Preity Zinta was making headlines in the month of April after she helped drought-affected village in Nashik. Preity funded for the digging of a new well in the village alongside she provided water to the villagers. The superstar also donated foods to the poor people.

A true Hero for a tiny Drought-stricken village.

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5. Akshay Kumar

One of the best versatile actors of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar proved himself better than the best with the choices of his movies he did. Coming to the point of his social work, you will be amazed to know that the actor has opened free martial arts classes for women. Indeed the need of the hour, this is true that women are actually facing atrocities on their way so it is Mr. Kumar’s effort to make the women self-independent with the martial art training. He also helped farmers family financially who committed suicide in the deadly drought of Marathwada, of Maharashtra.

Interestingly, the stylish lad of the tinsel town Akshay Kumar also helps the distressed people of the state, when he donated Rs 90 lakhs to the 180 farmer’s families who ended their lives.

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6. Salman Khan

The Bhai of Bollwyood has been involved in many charities including his famous NGO Being Human which sells merchandise online and in stores. A portion of the sales goes to a worthy cause supporting the underprivileged people. Being Human Foundation is a registered charitable trust set up by Salman Khan with a single mission to help the underprivileged kids.

A true Being Human.

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7. Shabana Azmi

The gifted actress is closely associated with social causes mainly she worked for the welfare and upliftment of children and women’s rights apart from fighting the stigma and injustice associated with AIDS. The veteran actress associated with the Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS), an NGO founded by her father, the famous poet, late Kaifi Azmi.  After his demise, she decided to take forward the charitable institute.

Shabana has reportedly run many charitable institutes – Kaifi Azmi High School for girls,  Kaifi Azmi Inter College for girls, Kaifi Azmi Computer Training Center and Kaifi Azmi Sewing and Tailoring Center.

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8. Aamir Khan

Fondly addresssed by media as Mr. Perfectionist is known for hosting “Satyamev Jayate”, which addresses the social issue and it also makes common people aware of many hidden facts.

He has raised a voice in support of various campaigns and protests, including Narmada Bachao Andolan, Jan Lok Pal Bill and the Supreme Court judgement against homosexuality.

Even Aamir choices of movies reflect the social causes and problems of the country.

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9. Nandita Das

The highly critically acclaimed actress has always been associated with social causes and is often seen voicing her opinion against any kind of injustice.  She was also the face of the campaign “Dark is Beautiful’” to criticize the mentality which considers that fairness is the reflection of beauty.

Nandita Das has also done Masters in Social Work.

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10. Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose is a committed social activist to actively involve in the relief efforts in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands after the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. So on the basis of this issue, eventually he launched the Andaman and Nicobar Scholarship Initiative through his NGO, this foundation is having a scholarship program dedicated to the education of underprivileged children from the Andaman and Nicobar.

Rahul is also associated with the dozen of charitable organizations such as Teach for India, Akshara Centre, Breakthrough, Citizens for Justice and Peace and the Spastics Society of India.

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11. Dia Mirza

The angelic beauty is having a beautiful heart. She is actively involved with the Andhra Pradesh Government in order to help raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, female foeticide, CRY to makes her a real life Samaritans. She is also involved with Cancer Patients Aid Association and Spastics Society of India.

Dia Mirza has been named the ambassador for the Swachh Bharat Mission’s youth-based ‘Swachh Saathi’ programme.

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