Actors and celebrities from the Bollywood industry reunite as the second wave of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic hits India. Currently, India is in a very bad state due to the fatal virus. People are trying their best to survive in these tough times. While help from nations around the globe pours in for India, even the Bollywood philanthropists come together to help their fellow citizens. Bollywood’s popular couple Anushka-Virat to raise 7 crores for Covid relief in India.
As India battles the second wave of the pandemic, your favourite celebrities stand strong with the country. Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood superstar Anushka Sharma are aiming to raise Rs. 7 crores for COVID relief in India. They are kickstarting a fundraising campaign #InThisTogether on the crowd-funding platform Ketto and are putting Rs. 2 crores for this initiative.
Anushka-Virat to raise 7 crores for Covid relief:
Their campaign #InThisTogether will run for seven days on Ketto. In the end, whatever raised will be directed to ACT Grants who is the implementation partner for this campaign. ACT has been extensively working towards providing oxygen, medical manpower, vaccination awareness and telemedicine facilities all through the pandemic. And the amount raised by Anushka and Virat will aid their exemplary work.
Anushka & Virat’s statements:
Actress Anushka quotes, “India is going through an extremely difficult time. And the second wave of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic has pushed our country to a state of crisis. It is time for all of us to come together and do our bit for our fellow countrymen. Who are in serious need of support. Virat and I have been hugely pained looking at the inexplicable suffering that people are going through and we hope that this fund will aid in our fight against the virus that we are all helplessly witnessing. We are praying for everyone’s safety. We hope that you join us in our prayers to save as many lives as possible because we are all in this together.”
Virat says, “We are going through an unprecedented time in the history of our country and our nation needs all of us to unite and save as many people as possible. Anushka and I have been shocked to see human suffering since last year. We have been working towards helping as many people as possible all through the pandemic and now, India wants our support more than ever. Also, we are starting this fundraiser with the confidence that we will be able to raise substantial funds to aid those in dire need. We are confident that people will come forward to support fellow countrymen in crisis. We are in this together and we shall overcome this.”
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