Many Bollywood celebrities are making significant contributions to PM cares Fund for fighting against COVID-19. Most Bollywood stars are also appealing people to stay at their homes, so that spread of the corona pandemic can be reduced.
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar had recently posted on twitter that he was pledging Rs 25 crore towards PM Modi’s PM-CARES fund.
Actor Akshay Kumar tweeted that this is that time when all that matters in the lives of our people. And we require to do anything and everything it takes. I promise to contribute ₹25 crores to Narendra Modi Ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai.
Akshay has earlier shown his verbal support for the nation-wide lockdown, insistence people to be safe and stay at home to prevent the community spread of corona. Like several other Bollywood stars, he was seen engaged in the Janata curfew called by Prime minister Narendra Modi earlier this month, to acknowledge the work of health specialists and others who have provided necessary services in these trying times.
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. 🙏🏻 https://t.co/dKbxiLXFLS
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) March 28, 2020
India’s prime minister Narendra Modi announced the creation of the PM Cares fund earlier to help mitigate the effects of Coronavirus.
India’s prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted regarding donations to PM cares Fund that People from all walks of life can show their desire to donate to India’s battle against coronavirus pandemic. Respecting that spirit, the PM cares Fund has been constituted. This will go a long way in creating a healthier and safer India.
Akshay’s wife Twinkle Khanna admired her husband’s nod and said that she was very proud of him. Twinkle also wrote that he didn’t think twice about making this donation.
The man makes me proud. When I asked him if he was sure as it was such a massive amount and we needed to liquidate funds, he just said, ‘ I had nothing when I started and now that I am in this position, how can I hold back from doing whatever I can for those who have nothing.’ https://t.co/R9hEin8KF1
— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones) March 28, 2020
Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli and his life partner Bollywood star Anushka Sharma jointly donated Rs 3 crore to the PM care Fund. There are other celebrities also who contributed to fighting against coronavirus.
Also read: Rs 1.7 Lakh Crore Package Announced By Centre to Combat COVID-19, How to Contribute donation money on PM CARES FUNDS (Step by Step Guide), 6 Basic Protective Measures Against The New Coronavirus Pandemic
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