Actor Suriya has been a vocal supporter of organ donation. In fact, in the end credits of the film Chennayil Oru Naal, where organ donation was one of the central themes, the actor appeared on screen to stress on the importance of the cause.
Meanwhile, the actor, while flagging-off a marathon in Chennai aimed at promoting organ donation, made a gallant gesture by pledging to donate all his organs to the foundation that organised the marathon. The actor, who addressed the runners, amidst much cheering, said, "I have pledged my organs, have you? Love your liver and live your life." Of late, many celebrities have been actively promoting organ donation, including stars like Nagarjuna, Amala Akkineni, SS Rajamouli, Navdeep and several others.
Celebrities who have pledged to donate their organs :
Rajinikanth: The actor has pledged his eyes.
Kamal Haasan: The Ulaganayagan has pledged his body to medical science and stated that his organs be appropriately used for transplant.
Nagarjuna: The actor has pledged to donate all his organs
Sneha: Known for her doe eyes, the actress has pledged to donate them.
Madhavan: Maddy has pledged to donate his eyes, heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, pancreas, bones and cartilages.