Check out which Celebs made how much Donations for COVID-19

Indian Celebs Who Made Donations To Fight Coronavirus & Gave Back To The Country That Made Them

Check out which Celebs made how much Donations for COVID-19

The coronavirus has hit the world like a sledgehammer sending panic and anxiety across the world. Aside from the medical worries, the biggest question is that of the economic impact of the virus. The Indian economy was already doing badly and this pandemic has definitely come across as a double blow.With increasing number of cases in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown thus effectively shutting down the whole country. Just to be assured that everyone will stays at home  and thus it can help in containing the spread of the virus.Bollywood has been majorly impacted by the shutdown too as shoots and events have got cancelled. But with the crisis looming large, our celebs have stepped into the act and have started contributing to alleviate the problems faced by their fellow countrymen.

When PM Narendra Modi announced the setting up of the #PMCares fund, several people from all walks of life declared they would contribute in the fight against Coronavirus. Here are the list of Bollywood celebrities and important personalities who have made major donations for the cause.

Celebrities' Donation for Coronavirus Fight in India: A Comprehensive List

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared a full lockdown for 21 days in India beginning at 12 am on March 25.

World Bank providing 7600 Crores to India to fight against Corona, and 1600 Crores to Pakistan

1. In solidarity of those impacted by the 21-day lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 
Former Team India captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has pledged to donate rice worth ₹ 50 lakh to the vulnerable.

2. P.V Sindhu donated Rs 5 lakh each towards the Chief Ministers Relief Funds of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

3. Azim Premji – India's most generous billionaire – and companies donate ₹1,125 crore to fight Covid-19

4. Superstar Salman Khan has promised to donate for 25,000 daily wage artistes of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), whose livelihood has been severely affected owing to the lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak.Salman will be the first in Bollywood to donate amount directly to the workers. Salman Khan, always known for his large heart and generosity has pledged to financially support 25,000 daily wage workers from the film industry in the wake of the lockdown. As has been extensively reported, it is the daily wage workers who have been impacted the maximum due to the lockdown.

5. Akshay Kumar has announced that he would be donating INR 25 crores to the PM’s fund. Wife Twinkle Khanna revealed Akshay told her that he was a nobody when he came to Bollywood and now, this was his chance to give back. Way to go Akshay. Akshay Kumar, The Bollywood Khiladi has donated Rs 25 core to the Prime Minister’s Care Fund. Everyone took to social media to thank the actor for his major contribution during the time of such crisis.


6. T-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar made a contribution of INR 11 Crore to the #PMCares fund and INR 1 crore to the Maharashtra CM relief fund.


7. Hrithik Roshan announced that he had procured N95 and FFP masks for the BMC (municipality) workers and other caretakers.Hrithik recently took to Twitter to share that he has arranged N95 and FFP3 masks for the BMC workers and other fighters on the front line.


8. Dancer-actress-politician Hema Malini released INR 1 crore from her MP’s fund to fight the pandemic.‘Dream Girl’ and BJP MP Hema Malini has reportedly released a Rs 1 crore from the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for COVID-19 relief.


9. Sunny Deol, who entered the political arena last year and got elected, also announced he would relased INR 50 lakh from his fund to procure important equipment.Actor and BJP MP from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol too has reportedly announced to donate Rs 50 lakh from his MPLADS fund to aid India’s fight against coronavirus.


10. Bahubali star Prabhas, who is quarantined after returning from the US, has donated INR 4 crore toward COVID 19 relief work.The face of Baahubali franchise has announced a donation of Rs 3 crore to the Prime Minister's relief fund and Rs 50 lakhs each to Chief Minister's Relief Fund of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

11. Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan promised a donation of INR 1 crore to the PM fund.Telugu actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan announced a donation of Rs1 crore to PM’s Relief Fund.
12. Kapil Sharma, noted comedian and actor, said he would contribute INR 50 lakh to the PM relief fund.The Kapil Sharma Show host also recently announced a donation of Rs 50 lakh to the PM’s relief fund to fight coronavirus in the country.

13. Indian cricketer Suresh Raina showed his altruistic side by contributing INR 31 lakh.


14. Priyanka Chopra to donate$100,000 in total to women who do their bit in times of crisis


15.Varun Dhawan: The actor has pledged to donate Rs 30 lakhs to the relief fund in order to help the government.


16. Rajinikanth: South superstar has donated Rs 50 lakh to the PM’s relief fund.Thalaiva Rajinikanth promised to donate Rs 50 lakh to help the workers associated with the Film Employees Federation of South India.Superstar Rajnikanth didn’t back down either. He donated INR 50 lakh to the daily wage workers of the south Indian film industry.


17. Ram Charan: The actor has donated Rs 70 lakh.


18. Mahesh Babu: Tamil superstar has pledged to donate Rs 2 crore.


19. India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani pledged to donate Rs 5 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, apart from also arranging protective masks and medical equipment for relief workers.


20. Cricketer-turnd-politician Gautam Gambhir has announced that he will release Rs 50 lakh from his MPLADS fund to aid the procurement of equipment to treat coronavirus patients in Delhi government hospitals.


21. Master Blaster Sachin has also announced a donation of Rs 50 lakh to fight the coronavirus outbreak in India.


22. India’s star wrestler Bajrang Punia has promised to donate his six months’ salary to the Haryana Relief Fund to fight the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.


23. Anil Agarwal - The Executive Chairman of Vedanta Resources Limited promised to donate a whopping sum of  Rs 100 crore to fight the coronavirus pandemic in the country. 


24. The bollywood industry has been shut since to prevent the spread of COVID-19. While celebrities like Karan Johar, Taapsee Pannu and Rajkummar Rao have pledged to donate for the daily wage artistes through an initiative of the Art of Living and The Indian Film and Television industry. 


25. Taking inspiration from Pawan Kalyan’s efforts, the Telugu star announced a donation of Rs. 70 lakh towards the PMO and CM’s Relief Fund for the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

26. The renowned designer recently promised to release Rs 15 million from the Anita Dongre Foundation to help small vendors and self-employed artisans with medical treatments during this time of crisis.



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