The Indian stars not just are responsible for entertaining the public but also are showing their responsibility towards the nation during this situation of pandemic. Not just through donation of money, these stars have stood up for the nation by offering their support in different ways.
Here is a list of some such Indian celebrities who have extended their support in different ways to help the country fight the grave situation of the present.
The King Khan has generously found different ways to offer support to the needy victims of the situation. He has made contribution to PM Relief Fund though his companies Kolkata Knight Riders, Meer Foundation, Red Chillies VFX, and Red Chillies Entertainment. Apart from this, the star has extended his support through other means too such as by supplying 50,000 personal protective equipment to healthcare centers of West Bengal and Maharashtra, food supplies for the underprivileged families in Mumbai, and other essentials to 2500 daily workers in Delhi.
The international sensation from India has also extended her support to a number of different groups for Covid-19. The star along with her husband Nick Jonas has donated to different charities among which some are PM-CARES, Goonj, No Kid Hungry, SAG-AFTRA, UNICEF, and Doctors without Borders.
The list will really seem incomplete without this patriot celebrity of the country. The star has offered a donation of Rs 25 crores for the country to fight the battle against coronavirus.
The actor is known to extend help to his industry. He mentioned that there are 5 lakh daily wage workers in the Film Industry whose lives will turn into miserable due to lockdown situations. The actor has offered a support to 25000 such families who are in extreme need of help during such a crisis situation.
The new star of the Bollywood industry Rajkummar Rao has extended his support to a number of places such as PM Relief Fund, CM Relief Fund, as well as to the Zomato Feeding India campaign.
The favorite costume designer of the Bollywood stars Sabyasachi Mukherjee has done his bit by donating Rs. 1 crore to PM Relief Fund and Rs. 5 Lakhs to West Bengal CM Relief Fund. Apart from this the designer also proved the point that charity begins at home first. In this light, he has financially secured all his employees so that no one of them gets harshly affected by the situation. Also, the designer has mentioned that he does not wish to get praised for his donations as this is his responsibility towards the nation at the time of necessity.
He was the very first celebrity who came up to help the people in need when the pandemic hit the nation. He announced that he will be arranging for the FFP3 masks and N95 masks for the workers as well as the caretakers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. His step towards the situation was praised highly by everyone in the country to help the people who are in need so that the spread of the virus can be reduced down.
The actor turned minister has shown her support towards the nation by contributing an amount of Rs. 1 crore from the funds of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme for battling the fight against Covid-19.
The Bahubali star Prabhas has generously contributed a donation of Rs. 4 crores. Out of this amount, he has contributed Rs. 3 crores to the PM Relief Fund while he has contributed Rs. 50 Lakhs each to CM Relief Funds of Telengana and Andhra Pradesh.
The actor who is also a member of the party Jana Sena has announced about his donation of about Rs. 1 crore towards the PM Relief Fund. Apart from this, he has also announced about his contribution of Rs. 50 Lakhs each for the CM Relief Funds of Telengana and Andhra Pradesh. Pawan Kalyan is known for his remarkable role in movies such as Gabbar Singh and Jalsa.
Other celebrities who donated
Apart from these celebrities, there are also many others who have come forward to provide a hand a support to the nation in different ways. Some of them are:
Lata Mageshkar – Rs. 25 Lakhs to PM CARES
Vicky Kaushal – Rs. 1 crore to PM CARES
Nana Patekar – Rs. 50 Lakhs to PM CARES
Kartik Aaryan – Rs. 1 crore to PM CARES
Diljit Dosanjh – Rs. 20 Lakhs to PM CARES
Rapper Badshah – Rs. 25 Lakhs to PM CARES
Varun Dhawan – Rs. 25 Lakhs to Maharashtra CM Relief Fund
Shilpa Shetty – Rs. 21 Lakhs to PM CARES
Rajnikanth – Rs. 50 Lakhs to daily wage workers of the South Indian Film Industry
Kapil Sharma – Rs. 50 Lakhs to PM Relief Fund
Not just in India, celebrities across the world are coming in the forefront to support their respective nations to fight against the virus and win against the battle soon. Some of the celebrities across the world who have shown such generous support are:
Angelina Jolie who contributed $1 million for the organization No Kid Hungry.
Kylie Jenner donated $1 million for the hospitals in the LA areas.
Rihanna made an impressive move by donating protective equipment for the hospitals of New York.
The legend Arnold Schwarzenegger made a donation of $1 million for the critical essentials towards medical professionals who are treating patients of coronavirus.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynold made a donation of $ million towards Food Banks Canada and Feeding America.
The list can go on endlessly. There are many more such celebrities across the globe, who are offering their bit in different ways to resolve the issue of this deadly situation as soon as possible. These celebrities are not only donating towards the nation but also are urging the public to support the government by following guidelines and coming up with such help as per capacities.