Allu Arjun, Ram Charan and Prabhas come forward to fight against COVID-19

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Mar 26, 2020, 06.15 PM(IST)

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Entire world is dealing with a deadly virus, as 488,328 peoples have been affected from the virus so far. 

The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than billions of lives not just physically but also monetarily. Due to lockdown in several cities in India, the livelihood of scores of people has been drastically affected and the Indian government has decided to give financial aid to daily wage earners and those in need of it.

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The government has also urged the people of India to contribute to rehabilitating the poor whose livelihood has gotten affected due to the lockdown. 

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South Indian superstars like Pawan Kalyan, Rajinikanth, Prakash Raj have come forward and pledged their support in this critical situation.

Telugu star Pawan Kalyan has donated a total of Rs 2 crore to the government's relief fund. The actor took to Twitter to announce that he would donate Rs 50 lakh each to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Chief Minister Relief Funds. He would also donate Rs 1 crore to Prime Minister's Relief Fund. 

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taking inspiration from his uncle Pawan Kalyan, Telugu superstar, Ram Charan also came forward to donate towards relief activities. The actor who made his re-entry to the social world on Thursday, took to Instagram to announce the donation. " Inspired by Pawan Kalyan Garu's tweet, I would like to contribute Rs 70 lakh towards the center and states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh relief fund in this moment of crisis'', the post read.

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''I would like to applaud the commendable efforts of our Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji and Honourable Chief Ministers of our respective states KCR Garu and Jagan Mohan Reddy Garu in curtailing the vast effects of the pandemic COVID 19.As a responsible citizen, I encourage all to strictly abide by their rules and recommendations. Jai Hind."

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South star Mahesh Babu also tweeted that he would be donating Rs 1 crore to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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"Let's battle the COVID-19 as a nation! I urge everyone to follow the rules put forth by our Government. My deepest gratitude for all your efforts @PMOIndia @TelanganaCMO @KTRTRS @AndhraPradeshCM @ysjagan Humanity will rise and we will win this war! #StayHomeStaySafe," he wrote.

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Actor Nithiin also donated Rs 10 lakh each to the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana CM Relief funds respectively.

The actor took to his twitter as he wrote, "In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, I'd like to do my bit fr d country's safety. I wish to make a donation of Rs 10 lakhs fund to@TelanganaCMO n another  Rs 10 lakhs to @AndhraPradeshCM fr d equipment needed to combat this epidemic. We can fight this together. #StayHomeStaySafe"

Allu Arjun has also donaated Rs 1.25 crore to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Kerala Chief Minister 's Relief Fund to combat the coronavirus crisis.The actor shared a video urging people to stay indoors. 

Baahubali actor Prabhas also came forward to donate for the cause to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The actor donated Rs 4 crore for the cause. from which Rs 3 crore is being given to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, while Rs 50 lakh each go to the Chief Minister Relief Funds of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

South film industry big names such as Rajinikanth, Prakash Raj, Suriya along with brother Karthi, Vijay Sethupathi, and many others have also contributed to the relief fund initiated for daily wage earners of the film fraternity. 

As Secretary of the Tamil Nadu Directors Association RK Selvamani has also urged Kollywood actors to come out and extend their help for the workers. 

Entire world is dealing with a deadly virus, as 488,328 peoples have been affected from the virus so far.