Vinod Kapri’s Prize Money Returning’ brings a positive note towards Swachh India

Vinod Kapri’s Prize Money Returning’ brings a positive note towards Swachh India

Unlike a group of prominent Indian film-makers who have returned prizes awarded to them by the government in protest of growing ‘intolarence’ in India, filmmaker Vinod Kapri made some positive steps towards, Swachh India Cleanathon. The Director received the National award for his documentary “Can’t Take This Shit Anymore”,takes pledge to build toilets in rural area of Kushinagar UP with his national award money.

Joining campaign Swachh India Cleanathon with ambassador Amitabh Bachchan which aims to get people to pledge their time to join the clean-up drives across India, through the year, Kapri announced at the national channel, “The amount I have received as a token of appreciation from Hon’ble Government for my work I pledged to build toilets with the amount of money.”

Kapri’s promise was hugely praised by Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and Mrs. Jaya Bachchan who were also present at the show expressed this kind of initiative deserves ‘a round of applause’

Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan and director Rajkumar Hirani took to twitter to talk about Vinod Kapri’s work in his debut film “Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho”. “Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho”, is inspired by true incident in Rajasthan, was received critical acclaim from some quarters. The film earned rave reviews from the likes of Raju Hirani and National Award winning director Madhur Bhandarkar.

The film starred actors such as Annu Kapoor, Om Puri and Sanjay Mishra. It also featured actors like Ravi Kishen, Rahul Bagga and Hrishitaa Bhatt.

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