Bollywood Celebs contribute to India’s COVID-19 Relief Fund

Bollywood stars have generously pledged to contribute large sums of money to India’s COVID-19 relief fund to help beat the Coronavirus.

Bollywood Celebs contribute to India’s COVID-19 Relief Fund f

“I URGE all my fellow Indians also to help as much as possible.”

A host of Bollywood celebrities have rallied together in support of contributing to the PM-CARES Fund which aims to help with India’s fight against COVID-19.

Members of the Bollywood fraternity have taken to their respective social media to announce their pledge to donate to the PM-CARES Fund.

These include celebrities like Bhushan Kumar, Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Badshah and more.

The Prime Minister appealed to people to donate to the PM-CARES Fund on Twitter. He wrote:

“The PM-CARES Fund accepts micro-donations too. It will strengthen disaster management capacities and encourage research on protecting citizens.

“Let us leave no stone unturned to make India healthier and more prosperous for our future generations.”

In response to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal, Indian music composer and producer Bhushan Kumar pledged to donate Rs 11 crore. He said:

“In this hour of need, I pledge to donate Rs. 1 crore to the CM’s relief fund along with my family at @Tseries.

“Hope we all get through this difficult time soon. Stay home, stay safe.”

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar made the largest contribution with a generous Rs 25 crore. He tweeted:

“This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes.

“I pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai.”

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar joined in and pledged to contribute and urged others to donate too. She said:

“I pledge to contribute to the PM-CARES fund. Be it supplies, food, essentials or the research that humanity needs right now, our support matters.

“We need to stand up, in whatever capacity we can, for those that are more vulnerable & in distress.”

Indian rapper Badshah took to Instagram to announce his donation of Rs 25 lakh. He said:

“The time has come. Our country and the entire world is facing an unprecedented health crisis. India has been putting up a very strong fight but it needs you.

“The smallest contribution matters. Do whatever you can in anyway you can. I’ve done my bit.”

“Swipe right to find where and how you could do your bit. Don’t worry about the number but leave no stone unturned this is the time to get united and fight selflessly.

“I pledge to donate 25 lakh rupees to the PM-CARES fund. A small contribution towards strengthening our country’s fight against the ongoing crisis. Together we will win. Jai hind!”

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his wife actress Anushka Sharma also donated to the fund. On Twitter, Virat said:

“Anushka and I are pledging our support towards PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (Maharashtra).

“Our hearts are breaking looking at the suffering of so many & we hope our contribution, in some, way, helps easing the pain of our fellow citizens.”

One of Bollywood’s most sought-after actors Kartik Aaryan has also contributed to the relief fund. He tweeted:

“It is the absolute need of the hour to rise together as a Nation. Whatever I am. Whatever money I’ve earned, is only because of the people of India; and for us I am contributing Rs. 1 crore to the PM-CARES Fund.

“I URGE all my fellow Indians also to help as much as possible.”

Furthermore, actress Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra pledged to donate Rs 21 lakhs to the PM’s fund. She wrote:

“For humanity, our country and fellow citizens that need us; now is the time, let’s do our bit.”

“@TheRajKundra & I pledge 21 lacs to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Every drop in the ocean counts, so I urge you all to help fight this situation.”

Bollywood celebrities have joined hands and reached deep in their pockets to donate to the PM-CARES Fund. Other stars include Varun Dhawan, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Ayushmann Khurrana, Karan Johar and many more who donated.

This money will be used in India’s fight to combat the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

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