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Kamal Hassan gives Rs 21 lakh for tsunami fund

Actor Kamal Hassan on Monday contributed Rs 21 lakh to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Public relief fund to help Tsunami affected people.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2005 02:18 AM IST

Actor Kamal Hassan on Monday contributed Rs 21 lakh to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Public relief fund to help Tsunami affected people.

He handed over a cheque for this amount to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa at the secretariat, an official press release said.

The Chief operating officer, HCL Technologies, Ranjit Narasimhan handed over a cheque of Rs one crore to the chief minister, the release added.

Actress of yesteryears, Anjalidevi contributed Rs one lakh and $3,500 to the fund, while music director Ilayaraja gave Rs five lakh.

A sum of Rs 9.68 crore was given by several persons to the fund on Monday, the release said.

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