PM Narendra Modi imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown to stop the spread of Coronavirus. He also announced the creation of the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund to fight against the deadly virus. Several Bollywood stars come forward to donate for the cause of combating COVID-19.
Now, Katrina Kaif too has announced that she will be making her contribution to the PM CARES Fund and Maharashtra CM Relief Fund.
bollywood celebs donate to fight against COVID-19
The actress took to her social media account yesterday and shared the same with her fans. On Instagram, she wrote, “I pledge to donate to the PM CARES fund and the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund Maharashtra. Heartbreaking to see the hardship and suffering this pandemic has unleashed in the world.”
Sara Ali Khan took to her social media account and pledged to extend her support by contributing to PM-CARES and Maharashtra CM Relief Fund.
Sharing the note, she posted- “I pledge to donate to the PM CARES Fund and the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (Maharashtra). I urge everyone to do their bit in helping the people of our country. Every contribution counts, and solidarity is our only hope against this pandemic”.
Sara also urged everyone and captioned it as, “Time to do a good deed… Stay in and help those in need! Your contributions will protect and feed. I urge you to support, I request, I plead. #jaihind #staysafe #IndiaFightsCorona”
Vicky Kaushal has pledged to donate Rs 1 crore to PM-CARES Fund and Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
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Nana Patekar also donated Rs 50 lakhs to PM-CARES Fund.
On behalf of @NaamFoundation we are contributing Rs. 50 lakhs towards hon’ @PMOIndia @narendramodi ji’s initiative PM-CARES as a support in India’s fight against #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/oM2bdJchNs
— Nana Patekar (@nanagpatekar) March 30, 2020
Priyanka and Nick donated an undisclosed amount to 10 charities including Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES), UNICEF, Goonj, Doctors Without Borders, No Kid Hungry, and SAG-AFTRA.
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The world needs our help more than ever. These organizations are doing amazing work by helping those impacted by #Covid19. They are feeding the hungry (including children out of school), supporting doctors and first responders, helping low income and homeless communities, and supporting our colleagues in the entertainment industry. Nick and I have already donated to these charities: @unicef, @feedingamerica, @goonj, @doctorswithoutborders, @nokidhungry, @give_india, and @sagaftra, #IAHV, @friends_of_aseema, and #PMCares Fund. Thank you for everything you are doing. They need your support too, and we would implore you to donate as well. I have linked to each org with a swipe up in my stories…no donation is too small. Together we can help the world beat this. ❤️ @nickjonas
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Earlier, actors such as Anushka Sharma,Hrithik Roshan, Bhumi Pednekar, Akshay Kumar, Varn Dhawan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Guru Randhawa, T-series owner Bhushan Kumar, Baahubali actor Prabhas contributed towards the cause.
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