Many celebrities have come forward to do their bit to support the wage workers, immigrants from other states who are worst affected by the coronavirus lockdown. Now, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan has come forward to support three humanitarian organisations to help them financially to get through the difficult times. The couple has pledged their contribution to UNICEF, GIVE INDIA and International Association for Human Values (IAHV). Also Read - Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas, Sara Ali Khan, Vicky Kaushal Pledge to Donate For Coronavirus War
The statement reads, “At difficult times like these, we need to come together and help each other. We both have taken steps to do just that and have pledged our support to UNICEF, GIVE INDIA and the International Association for Human Values (IAHV). We urge those of you who can to do the same. United we stand. Jai Hind. Kareena, Saif & Taimur.” Also Read - Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli Donate an Undisclosed Amount to PM-CARES Joining India's Fight Against Coronavirus
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Earlier, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have pledged to donate to ‘organisations that are helping low income and homeless families, helping doctors and first responders, feeding children, supporting music and entertainment industry’, Sara Ali Khan has pledged to donate to PM CARES Fund and Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (Maharashtra).
Earlier, actors such as Sara Ali Khan, Vicky Kaushal, Anushka Sharma,Hrithik Roshan, Bhumi Pednekar, Akshay Kumar, Varn Dhawan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Guru Randhawa, T-series owner Bhushan Kumar, Baahubali actor Prabhas contributed towards the cause. Even Telugu actors Pawan Kalyan, Ram Charan, Chiranjeevi and Mahesh Babu also donated for the cause. Tollywood stsr Allu Arjun announced the donation of Rs 1.25 crore for the welfare of the people in states of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Telngana.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced 21-days of complete lockdown till April 14 in order to combat pandemic COVID-19. So far, India has recorded more than cases and 32 people have died due to coronavirus, as of March 31.