While his appointment as India’s goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics created controversy, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has decided to extend his support to the Indian contingent.
Impressed by the performances of the athletes from India, Salman has now announced a reward of Rs 1,01,000 to every sportsperson who represented India at the Olympics.
A record contingent of 121 athletes, including 54 women, are representing India at the ongoing Rio Olympics
Bhai took to his social media accounts to make the announcement. He even added that the government has been very supportive of every sportsperson and hence in order to encourage sports in the nation he decided to make his contribution.
Here’s what he wrote.
The announcement comes days after Yashraj Films which produced his blockbuster film Sultan promised to honor Indian athletes who win gold at the Rio Olympics with Rs 10 lakhs each.