The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the entire world into trouble. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in India. He also started a fundraising initiative called PM-CARES fund. He said that all the money donated to the fund will get used to battle the coronavirus. Bollywood stars are coming out and announcing donations for this cause. Already, Akshay Kumar
has announced Rs. 25 crores donation. Following him, other Bollywood celebrities like Varun Dhawan and Guru Randhawa have also announced donations.
"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," tweeted Akshay Kumar while revealing about his donation.
Actor Varun Dhawan
donated Rs. 30 lakhs from his side. He announced the same by tweeting, "I pledge to contribute 30 lakhs to the PM CARE fund. We will overcome this. Desh hai toh hum hain."
Singer and composer Guru Randhawa donated Rs. 20 lakhs for the cause. He tweeted, "I pledge to contribute Rs 20 lacs from my savings to @narendramodi sir’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s help each other. I have earned money through my shows and songs which you all have bought tickets or have bought from online platforms. So here is doing my contribution. Jai Hind."
Many other celebrities are also following this suite. Meanwhile, the cases are rising up in India every day. Over 1000 coronavirus positive cases got detected in India till now.