The coronavirus is shattering the world and the normal life came to a stand still. To support the people in this tough time, Pawan Kalyan announced a donation of Rs 2 crores (Rs 1 Cr for Centre and Rs 1 Cr for Telugu states). Soon Ram Charan announced an aid of Rs 70 lakhs. Megastar Chiranjeevi announced Rs 1 crores for the welfare of the film workers who are left without work. Superstar Mahesh Babu announced Rs 1 crore for CM Relief Fund of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Earlier before this, young actor, Nithiin announced a donation of Rs 20 lakhs. Director Trivikram, Dil Raju donated Rs 20 lakhs each while Koratala Siva, Anil Ravipudi announced a donation of Rs 10 lakh each for the CM Relief Fund of Telugu states. Director VV Vinayak announced Rs 5 lakh for the welfare of Tollywood workers. Actors Rajasekhar and Manchu Manoj made non-cash donations. Several more donations from Tollywood are expected to come in the coming days.
Young Rebelstar Prabhas and Young Tiger NTR are the latest one to join the list of celebrities who are doing their part to fight against the coronavirus. Prabhas donated Rs 1 crore for AP and Telangana CM Relief Fund. NTR donated Rs 75 lakhs (Rs 25 lakhs each for AP, Telangana Relief Fund and for affected Telugu film industry workers).
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 pic.twitter.com/csfdtaZPWy
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) March 26, 2020
The lockdown situation while mandatory to deal with the #CoronaCrisis,also adversely impacts the lives of daily wage workers & lower income groups in the country including the #TeluguFilmIndustry.Keeping this in mind I am donating Rs.1 Cr for providing relief to the Film workers.
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) March 26, 2020