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Chennai rains: Suriya donates Rs 25 lakhs, Rajini Rs 10 lakhs

A bevy of Kollywood stars including Rajinikanth, Suriya and Dhanush have contributed to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund for the flood-hit Chennai city and other parts of Tamil Nadu.

regional movies Updated: Dec 02, 2015 12:35 IST
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Suriya, Rajinikanth, Dhanush and other stars have contributed to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund for rain-hit Chennai.(Twitter/Facebook)

Actors from the Tamil Nadu film fraternity have come forward to help those affected by rains in Chennai. Never one to shy away from duty, superstar Rajinikanth has donated Rs 10 lakhs to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund, in the wake of unprecedented rains in Chennai. An official statement said the donation was paid through Sri Raghavendra Public Charitable Trust, owned by Rajinikanth.

Meanwhile actor Dhanush, son-in-law of the superstar, has donated Rs 5 lakh. Suriya and his brother Karthi have chipped in Rs 25 lakh while actor Vishal Krishna Reddy also has donated Rs 10 lakh.

Heavy rains have pounded many parts of Tamil Nadu over the last few weeks, severely disrupting the livelihood of its people. In November this year, heavy rains lashed Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu, throwing life out of gear and disrupting train and flight schedules.

First Published: Dec 02, 2015 12:34 IST