Bollywood Actors Who Made A Social Impact

With a larger-than-life persona, Bollywood celebrities not only influence the style and trend among their fans and followers, but also considerably impact their way of thinking and their deeds. Knowing that their actions have power to persuade and manipulate, they have very graciously associated themselves with various social causes to be the change they wish to see around them.

1) Priyanka Chopra Jonas :- Bollywood’s Desi Girl is a global star today and so is her reach and power to influence. Priyanka Chopra is one of the most known names in the Asian continent where along with her acting abilities, her humanitarian works are also equally known. The actress reportedly donates 10 per cent of her earnings to her foundation which she had set up to promote health and education. She also lent her voice for dogs on a PETA video.

2) Nana Patekar :- He is touted to be one of the best actors this industry has and he is also undoubtedly one of the best human beings one can come across. A foundation that he has founded along with a Marathi actor Makrand Anaspure predominantly works for the welfare of the farmers.

3) John Abraham :- John Abraham has been very vocal about his love for animals and has always supported the causes of PETA. The actor has been associated with Habitat for Humanity and Save Our Tigers.

4) Dia Mirza :- Apart from her stunning beauty and acting chops, the Bollywood actress is actively involved in various causes and campaigns. The 35-year-old actor has been recognized by the United Nations for her contribution to environmental conservation and has been appointed UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India. She is also an active member of the Cancer Patients Aid Association.

5) Taapsee Pannu :- Although Taapsee Pannu is not new in the industry, her new image in the industry that she has very successfully created with her choice of films and performance is taking the actress places. Similar to her films, she has been very vocal about women empowerment in real life too. Taapsee has been associated with NGOs who work for rape victims and girl child education. She has also been reportedly sponsoring about 10-20 girl children in a bid to push for gender equality.