Pednekar made the announcement via an Instagram post where he shared a photo of the late actor and also put a note with him.
“I pledge to feed 550 impoverished families through the Ek Saath Foundation in the memory of my dear friend. Let us show compassion and love towards everyone that is in need, now more than ever,” Pednekar wrote.
Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai’s Bandra residence earlier this month. The detailed post-mortem report has also confirmed that he died of “asphyxia due to hanging.