Modi hails Bollywood celebs, more film personalities donates to PM Cares

Bollywood stars including Akshay Kumar and Varun Dhawan came forward to contribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s CARES fund to combat coronavirus spread.

Akshay posted: “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. 🙏🏻”

He was replying to Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweet, in which the PM said, “It is my appeal to my fellow Indians,

Kindly contribute to the PM-CARES Fund. This Fund will also cater to similar distressing situations, if they occur in the times ahead. This link has all important details about the fund.”

Varun Dhawan said, “I pledge to contribute 30 lakhs   to the PM CARE  fund. We will over come this. Desh hai toh hum hain.”

Following this, thanking Akshay, Modi said, “”Great gesture @akshaykumar. Let’s keep donating for a healthier India.”

Replying to Varun’s tweet, the PM agreed to his thoughts as he wrote, “Well said and well done @Varun_dvn! #IndiaFightsCorona”.

Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra donated Rs 21 lacs to the CARES fund. The actress took to social media to share the news.

She wrote: “For humanity, our country, & fellow citizens that need us; now is the time, let’s do our bit.@TheRajKundra & I pledge 21 lacs to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Every drop in the ocean counts, so I urge you all to help fight this situation.#IndiaFightsCorona @PMOIndia.”

Randeep Hooda said, “said, “We salute the heroes who are serving against the life-threatening Coronavirus Disease without fear round the clock – doctors, nurses, police and daily needs suppliers. The world is going through pandemic with extreme effects of a virus that has not been experienced by any of us living today.”

When a fan asked “How much have the Khan trio given?” on social media, producer Nikhil Dwivedi gave a befitting reply to it and mentioned that all of them do charity.

He wrote, “SalmanKhan’s BeingHuman foundation works round the year. Once, I myself was sceptical of it. In recent years I hd the opportunity of observing it closely& was pleasantly shockd at the kind of monies it spent. Its a sincere charity. SRK spends substantially too. So does MrBachchan.”