The Bollywood and TV stars donated generously to the Fund for Public Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) of the Prime Minister and various other relief funds planned to counter the coronavirus pandemic.
Bollywood and TV celebrities have been doing their bit to help the country’s people during the coronavirus shutdown, assisting the government in the fight it by promising financial support.
Here we identified all the celebrities from Bollywood and TV who donated to the COVID-19 relief fund.
Akshay Kumar– Rs 25 crore
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
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar was one of the most significant contributions that came. The actor donated a large number of Rs 25 crores to the PM-Cares Fund to help the government battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bhushan Kumar- Rs 11 crore
Today, we are all at a really crucial stage & it’s extremely important to do all we can to help. I, along with my entire @TSeries family pledge to donate Rs. 11 crores to the PM-CARES Fund. We can & will fight this together, Jai Hind 🇮🇳@PMOIndia @narendramodi #IndiaFightsCorona https://t.co/mBBhuVgW1t
— Bhushan Kumar (@itsBhushanKumar) March 29, 2020
Producer Bhushan Kumar, who heads the T-Series Bollywood film company, said he would donate a total of Rs 11 crores to the PM-CARES Trust, initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to battle health contingencies such as coronavirus.
Kapil Sharma – Rs 50 Lakh
It's time to stand together with the ones who need us. Contributing Rs.50 lakhs to the PM relief fund towards the #fightagainstcorona. Request everyone to #stayhome #staysafe #jaihind #PMrelieffund @narendramodi 🙏 🇮🇳
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) March 26, 2020
Comedy king Kapil Sharma has declared an Rs 50 lakh donation to the PM relief fund.
Varun Dhawan- Rs 30 Lakh
I pledge to contribute 30 lakhs to the PM CARE fund. We will over come this. Desh hai toh hum hain. https://t.co/E87IU22NaF
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) March 28, 2020
“I pledge to contribute 30 lakhs to the PM CARE fund. We will overcome this. Desh hai toh hum hain (We exist if the country does),” Varun wrote about his commitment to fighting COVID-19 when sharing it.
Arjun Bijlani- Rs 5 lakh
We all need each other at this time so I pledge to contribute Rs 5 lakhs to @narendramodi jis PM-CARES Fund and Rs 5lakh to the chief ministers Fund @CMOMaharashtra . . Zindagi ek safar hai suhana . Pl save lives . I knw it’s a drop in the ocean but it matters .u do ur bit.
— Arjun Bijlani #MajorNikhilManikrishnan (@Thearjunbijlani) March 28, 2020
State of Siege actor Arjun Bijlani also revealed his donation to the PM-CARES fund from Rs 5 Lakh, as well as the Relief Fund from Maharashtra CM.
Manish Paul- Rs 20 Lakh
— Maniesh Paul (@ManishPaul03) March 29, 2020
Host and actor Manish Paul revealed his donation for the fund on Twitter, “I take a pledge to donate 20 lakhs from my savings to the PM-CARES fund…its time to be there for everyone… @narendramodiji. JAI HIND”.
Murad Khetani- Rs 25 Lakh
I pledge to contribute 25 lakhs to PM Cares funds, our earnest prayers and thoughts are always for our country’s well being @PMOIndia . Hum hoge kamayab . #PM-CARES fund . @narendramodi https://t.co/0G67z1B7cP
— Murad Khetani (@MuradKhetani) March 28, 2020
The 2019 hit “Kabir Singh” producer Murad Khetani pledged Rs 25 lakh to the project.“Pledge to contribute 25 lakhs to PM Cares funds, our earnest prayers and thoughts are always for our country’s well being @PMOIndia #PM-CARES fund @narendramodi,” he wrote in his twitter post.
Kartik Aaryan- 1 Crore
It is the absolute need of the hour to rise together as a Nation.
Whatever I am, whatever money I’ve earned, is only because of the people of India; and for us I am contributing Rs. 1 crore to the PM-CARES Fund.
I URGE all my fellow Indians also to help as much as possible 🙏🏻 https://t.co/AzTT3lWHtr
— Kartik Aaryan (@TheAaryanKartik) March 30, 2020
Kartik announce to donate 1Cr. to PM-Care fund for fight against coronavirus.