Kapil Sharma donated the excess food from his wedding to the less-privileged

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Dec 18, 2018, 10.50 AM(IST)

Kapil Sharma will host a reception in Mumbai later. Photograph:( Instagram )

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Kapil pre-planned the tie-up with the NGO and made sure that the leftover food from the wedding kitchen and chafing dishes on the serving tables are collected, packed nicely and taken to the slum area to feed the hungry.

The recent big-fat Punjabi wedding of popular comic actor Kapil Sharma in Jalandhar, Punjab had a benevolent side to it.

Amidst fanfare and celebration, the comedian also ensured that the less privileged also are a part of his special day. The comedian reportedly donated all the excess food from his wedding to an NGO which distributes it to the lesser-privileged people in Jalandhar, Amritsar and the nearby cities.  

Kapil pre-planned the tie-up with the NGO and made sure that the leftover food from the wedding kitchen and chafing dishes on the serving tables are collected, packed nicely and taken to the slum area to feed the hungry.

According to the sources when the NGO got to know about Kapil's wedding, the officials approached him as they knew that there will not only be a lavish spread of food, but also in excess quantity. 

''When they told Kapil about their cause, he said yes without thinking twice. He told them to take the food from all his functions including the reception in Amritsar and distribute it,'' says the source. 

The founder of NGO, Ankit Kawatra, confirms, ''Kapil is setting an example for others to follow by donating excess food from his big day. This will surely create a much-needed awareness for the cause and will motivate others. I am pleased to see that the person who makes the country laugh, took this opportunity to make others in need smile, too.''