Coronavirus: Ajay Devgn donates Rs 51 lakh for industry workers

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The ongoing novel Coronavirus outbreak has changed the functioning of many countries all over the world including India. As a preventive measure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced announce the lockdown of 21 days till April 14.

Ajay Devgn donates Rs 51 lakh

Amid all this, actor Ajay Devgn gave Rs 51 lakh to Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) to help daily wage film workers, who have been affected due to the lockdown.

Ashoke Pandit, President of Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association, took to social media to thank Ajay Devgn for his contribution.

Ajay Devgn donates Rs 51 lakh

“Dear @ajaydevgn, we thank U for your generous contribution of ₹51 lakhs towards @fwice_mum, for the benefit of our 5 lakh #CineWorkers. U have proved time & again, especially in times of crisis, that U are a real life #Singham. God bless U. #FWICEFightsCorona #IndiaFightsCorona,” Ashoke Pandit tweeted.

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was the first industry bigwig who took the initiative to help the 25,000-odd daily wage workers of the film industry whose lives have been affected owing to the lockdown. Filmmaker Rohit Shetty subsequently donated Rs 51 lakh to FWICE.

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