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World No Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on 31st May. Film stars also advise their fans to stay away from harmful things on this day, but do you know that many stars have been offered advertisements for drugs?
Apart from films, celebrities also earn a lot from brand endorsements. They are offered a hefty amount for a particular brand. The kind of brands that celebs advertise, fans start trying to follow them. Fans consider film actors as their role models. In this way, there are many brands whose offers of several crores have been turned down by celebrities. They are such advertisements which affect the health of people in some way or the other. Like advertisements of pan masala companies. From Amitabh Bachchan to Allu Arjun, there are many actors who have turned down offers of crores from pan masala companies. today World No Tobacco Day 2022 On this occasion, let’s take a look at those celebrities who chose morality by rejecting such advertisements.
First of all in this list, let’s talk about the megastar of the century Amitabh Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan used to advertise for Kamala Pasand Pan Masala Company. Last year, Amitabh Bachchan was trolled a lot for advertising for Pan Masala Company. Amitabh Bachchan broke his deal with Kamala Pasand brand after his grit on social media everywhere. Not only this, Amitabh had also returned the company’s amount by breaking the agreement.
Allu Arjun, the superstar of South films, has a different identity among his fans. Last year, Allu Arjun’s film ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ was released. After the release of this film, Allu Arjun was offered a huge amount for advertisement by a tobacco brand. However, Allu Arjun turned down this offer saying that he will not even advertise what he does not consume. Not only this, Allu Arjun felt that if he advertises for the tobacco company, then a wrong message will be sent among his fans. How much amount was offered to Allu Arjun for this advertisement, it was not disclosed, but yes it did come to light that this amount was in crores.
Recently, Akshay Kumar was seen in a brand advertisement of a pan masala company with Ajay Devgan and Shahrukh Khan. After this advertisement, Akshay got trolled a lot. After being trolled, Akshay Kumar had to issue an apology. In this apology, Akshay Kumar had written – Forgive me. I would like to apologize to all my fans and well-wishers. Some of your reactions in the past have impressed me. I will not advertise tobacco. I appreciate your feedback after my collaboration with Vimal Elaichi. I take back my decision.
KGF actor Yash
KGF actor Yash is also included in the list of stars who turned down the offer of pan masala brand. Yash was also offered crores by a pan masala company, but the actor turned it down. While issuing a statement, Yash said on this that he would like to do such a brand which sends a right message to the fans and followers.