Kartik Aaryan is the latest Bollywood celebrity to pledge his support to the PM-CARES Fund. The actor on Monday announced to donate an amount of Rs 1 crore to help fight the coronavirus pandemic through his social media handles.
While Sharing the same on his social media, Aaryan writes, “Sharing the same on Twitter, he wrote, “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.”
Currently, The country is going through a 21-day lockdown, as per the decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to contain the spread of the virus. The daily wage workers across different fields are badly hit by the lockdown.
Meanwhile, superstar Salman Khan had pledged to financially support 25,000 daily wage workers from the film industry in the wake of the national lockdown, as per the statement released by Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE).
Earlier in the week, many filmmakers and actors, including Karan Johar, Taapsee Pannu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Kiara Advani, Rakul Preet Singh, Sidharth Malhotra, and Nitesh Tiwari pledged their support to a new initiative aimed at supporting the daily wage earners.
Similarly, Indian cine stars Hrithik Roshan, Prabhas, Ram Charan, Akshay Kumar, Varun Dhawan, Mahesh Babu, and comic-TV host Kapil Sharma pledged to donate both funds and medical supplies to help the country combat the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The people of India remain strong in the way against the virus.