Abhay Deol: 'If I can help a noble cause, why not?'

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, Feb. 26 -- Surely, he is a talented actor, but Abhay Deol isn't only interested in the world of lights, camera and action. He is equally excited about the planet and our environment. His latest move is to join the Greenpeace campaign against deforestation for coal mining at Mahan in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh. The campaign aims to convince the government to stop deforestation in the area.

"When a celebrity comes on board, it brings awareness to the issue and makes headlines immediately. It gives them the media coverage they desperately want. If extending my name gives them that coverage, then why not? All I have to do is make time for it," says the actor, who already vouches for Video Volunteers, Butterflies, The Clima