Child Actor Turns Real-Life Sanitation Hero, Offers Movie Fee To Build Toilets

You may remember 15-year-old Mallama. She is the same Danapura girl who fasted for three days to convince her family to build a toilet at home.

This is the story of a child artist who will portray the role of Mallamma in an upcoming Kannada film based upon the toilet crusader’s life called Sandaas (Latrine).

14-year-old Prathyaksha, who will step into Mallama’s shoes, has done what most actors wouldn’t. She has decided to offer her entire movie fee, expected to be around Rs 1 lakh, to build more toilets in Mallamma’s village. Read more

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