Chennai floods: Shah Rukh Khan donates Rs 1 crore
Actor Shah Rukh Khan has contributed Rs 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund in the wake of unprecedented rains and flooding in Chennai.bollywood Updated: Dec 07, 2015 19:51 IST
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has reportedly donated Rs 1 crore for the victims of Chennai floods. According to a report appearing in The Hindu, the Bollywood actor has contributed the sum to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund.
In the wake of unprecedented rains, the city and neighbouring areas have been devastated. A number of Tamil and Telugu film personalities have already donated money and are helping in arranging relief material. Superstar Rajinikanth has contributed Rs 10 lakhs while Singam star Suriya has chipped in with Rs 25 lakhs.
Rang de Basanti star Siddharth has been working round the clock arranging food and drinking water for the affected people.
A host of Telugu actors too have come forward to help those in need. While actors Allu Arjun and Mahesh Babu contributed Rs 25 lakhs and Rs 10 respectively, Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati has launched a campaign called ‘Mana Madras Kosam’ to help the people hit by the floods.
The initiative is being supported by a host of Bollywood actors such as Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kalki Koechlin, Boman Irani and Abhishek Bachchan, reports Mid Day.
First Published: Dec 07, 2015 19:50 IST