Amitabh Bachchan donated Rs.25 lakh to Plan India, a charitable trust. The fund also includes proceeds generated from an exhibition of the same artwork on Big B's birthday.
Together, they raised a whopping Rs.25 lakh (Rs.2.5 million) for a Girl Child Campaign. The whole family went to launch the book titled ‘B70′ that includes 70 paintings by prominent artists of India.
Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, “Early morning.. a PC to give contribution to Plan India of 25 lakhs – proceeds from book ‘B70′ released birthday, for girl child !!,” followed by another tweet, “Normally do not announce charity, but this issue was important keeping recent happenings against women !!”