As India steps into the devastating second wave of Covid-19, see how the B-Town fraternity comes forward to help the nation in this hour of need.
Bollywood’s contribution towards India’s resurgence against Covid-19. Bollywood actors and actresses come together to help aid people and the Indian government in the hour of need. They have become real-life superheroes who are assuring almost everyone’s safety and protection to the best of their ability.
The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has affected a huge number of people. The country is stuck in a huge medical emergency. Amidst all these situations, the Bollywood fraternity comes forward to help the nation fight the deadly wave of the virus.
From stars like Akshay Kumar, Sonu Sood to Anushka Sharma, they are doing their bit to contribute to the Covid-19 relief in India. They are also trying their best in reaching out to those in need of assistance as the country faces an acute shortage of beds, medicines and oxygen supply.
Bollywood’s contribution towards India’s resurgence against Covid-19. Let’s have a look at all these stars who are highly contributing to the situation in the country. A number of these stars are also providing financial assistance for Covid 19 relief as well.
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli .
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli initiate a fundraiser for Covid-19 relief. The power couple has started this new agenda to aid India’s battle against the raging pandemic. The Celebrity couple has joined hands with the crowd-funding platform Ketto. They have also started their fundraising campaign ‘In this Together’. It aims to raise Rs 7 crore to help India in these harsh times of the pandemic. The powerful duo has also contributed Rs 2 Crores for this initiative.
Big-B also directly got in touch with a Gurudwara in Delhi to provide Covid-19 relief. He also donated Rs 2 crores to it.
The hot actor collaborated with Jay Shetty and contributed approximately Rs 11.10 Lakh. His contribution also aims to help fight India against the second wave of the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Sonu Sood, the Messiah is one of the real heroes working on the frontlines against the deadly virus. He is completely devoting himself to scouting for oxygen cylinders, plasma, beds and medicines for patients. Sonu is also making a note that everyone gets vaccinated too.
Alia Bhatt amplifies resources on her social media platforms too. This actress has recently recovered after testing positive at the start of this month. Alia has joined hands with Faye D’Souza to share details about Covid-19 resources across the country. No wonder, she is one of the talented actresses the industry has today. Her presence over social media is even higher and popular. Faye D’Souza is well known for her forthright views.
Bhumi Pednekar is actively using her social media platform to disseminate credible information. Around the crisis, she urges all her followers to DM her and be in genuine need of medical supplies.
Bajraangi Bhaijan star, Salman Khan is donating Rs 1500 each to 25,000 workers in the film industry. It includes makeup artists, spot boys, and behind the scene crew. He was also seen distributing 5000 food packages and arranging meal kits for frontline workers in Mumbai.
Bollywood biggie, Akshay Kumar also donated a total sum of Rs 1 crore. He contributed it to cricketer Gautam Gambhir’s Delhi based NGO for helping those affected by the Covid 19 Pandemic.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Priyanka Chopra also along with her husband Nick Jonas have generated nearly Rs 3.84 crore to contribute to the Covid-19 crisis. She is using her social media to help in this need of an hour providing essential medical supplies.
Ajay Devgan partnered with Mumbai’s BMC to set up intensive care units for patients. He along with the other producers also helped to raise Rs 1 Crore. Ajay also helps BMC build a 20-bed emergency facility at Mumbai’s Shivaji Park.
Vicky Donor actor and his wife Tahira Kashyap Khurrana recently released a joint statement. They announced their contribution to the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Have a look at some of these stars also who have and are contributing in this hour of need:
- Sara Ali Khan has extended her support and donated a significant amount to Sonu Sood’s charity foundation. She helps in purchasing more oxygen cylinders for those in dire need.
- Sunny Leone also came forward and contributed her bit. She joins hands with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) to feed 10,000 migrant workers in Delhi.
- Lata Mangeshkar contributed Rs 7 Lakhs to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s Relief Fund for taking up Covid-19 related works.
- Katrina Kaif is giving out information for active vaccination centers in Mumbai.
- Parineeti Chopra is working for Mission for Oxygen.
- Sidharth Malhotra, Taapsee Pannu, Farhan Akhtar and many such stars are using their Twitter handles to circulate verified information. They are providing info for Covid-19 patients with all resources on a pan-Indian scale.
These Bollywood stars are doing their bit to contribute to the situation. They are sharing resources, spreading awareness and donating to relief funds. Most of the celebs have also tested positive for Covid. Yet they battle it out to aid all people in the country in this hour of need. The only thing that keeps us going is ‘HOPE’. In these unprecedented times, let’s come forward and contribute our best too!
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