Chennai floods: Kamal Haasan contributes Rs 15 lakhs
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Chennai floods: Kamal Haasan contributes Rs 15 lakhs

Kamal Haasan has donated Rs 15 lakhs towards relief and rehabilitation work in Tamil Nadu that was ravaged by the worse floods in a decade.

regional movies Updated: Dec 11, 2015 14:48 IST
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Actor Kamal Haasan’s manager handed over a cheque of Rs 15 lakhs to Nadigar Sangam in Chennai.(kamalhaasan.theofficialpage/Facebook)

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has donated Rs 15 lakhs to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund as his contribution for the relief and rehabilitation of people affected by rains in Chennai. “The cheque of Rs 15 lakh has been handed over to Nadigar Sangam which will in turn pass it to the relief fund,” said Haasan’s manager.

Several actors from Tamil and Telugu industries including Rajinikanth, Suriya, Mahesh Babu, Allu Arjun and Dhanush have so far contributed to help the rain ravaged people of the state.

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Some actors had formed small groups and collected relief material.

Heavy rains pounded many parts of Tamil Nadu over the last few weeks. Although the downpour has stopped and the water level has receded in many places, Chennai and its people are still trying to get back to a life of normalcy.

First Published: Dec 11, 2015 14:46 IST