Several celebrities from all walks of life are coming forward, one by one, pledging monetary support to better the lives of those affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak. While some are contributing to the recently announced Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund or PM-CARES Fund, or individual Chief MInister's Relief Funds, others are contributing to national and international NGOs working towards this cause. The latest celebrities to lend monetary support are Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.
Deepika Padukone took to Instagram to share a note, revealing that they are contributing towards PM Cares Fund.
Without mentioning the donation amount,, the Chhapaak actress wrote, "In times like these, every bit counts.We humbly pledge to contribute to PM Cares Fund and hope that you will do too. We're all in this together and we shall overcome. Jai Hind".
The note was signed by Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.
Several Bollywood and Southern stars have contributed towards the PM-CARES Fund. Shah Rukh Khan announced a series of initiatives to help the central and state governments in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
View this post on Instagram
In these times it’s imp to make everyone around u working tirelessly for u.. not related to u.. perhaps even unknown to u... to feel they are not alone and by themselves. Let’s just make sure we all do our little bit to look after each other. India and all Indians are One Family. Stay Safe Stay Healthy and don’t forget to pray. @narendramodi #PMOIndia @uddhavthackeray @Adityathackeray @mamataofficial @arvindkejriwal @RedChilliesEnt @redchillies.vfx @kkriders @MeerFoundationofficial @rotibankfdn #WorkingPeoplesCharter @Eksaathfoundation @pragyakapoor_
Kangana Ranaut donated Rs 25 lakh to the PM-CARES fund. Her sister Rangoli Chandel said on Twitter that the actress will also sponsor the meals of daily wage earners.
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Tuesday, 31 March said she will contribute an amount of Rs 25 lakhs to Maharashtra Chief Minister's relief fund to combat the coronavirus crisis
For all latest news and updates, stay tuned to our Facebook page