Kannada star Darshan, Karnataka Forest Department’s brand ambassador, is known for his love for wildlife. He often talks about the conservation of the environment and has taken several initiatives to support the same.
On the occasion of International Tiger Day, Darshan renewed his adoption ties for another year. He had adopted a tiger and an elephant in 2017. The actor renewed his adoption papers for a tiger, an elephant and two anacondas. One of the tigers he adopted has been named after his son Vineesh.
In the interview with a daily, Ajit M Kulkari, the director of Zoo appreciated Darshan and said, “This is the sixth consecutive year that Darshan has renewed the adoption of a particular tiger. We appreciate his concern and care towards wildlife. His gesture will be an inspiration for people to adopt wild animals housed at the zoo.”
According to reports, Darshan has paid nearly Rs 3 lakh to maintain these animals.
On the work front, Darshan is awaiting the release of Kurukshetra and has also been shooting for his next film Robert.
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