Joining the film fraternity in donating graciously for the PM-Cares fund, actor Kartik Aaryan has pledged a sum of Rs. 1 crore to do his bit for the worst sufferers of the countywide lockdown. Kartik is among many Bollywood and South India celebrities who have come forward to help out the daily wage labourers in the times of coronavirus outbreak. His Pati Patni Aur Woh co-star Bhumi Pednekar had also donated a sum of Rs. 30 lakh for the cause.
We need each other now more than ever. Let’s show our support: Kartik Aaryan
Kartik took his social media handles to make the announcement and wrote, “We need each other now more than ever. Let’s show our support.” “It is the absolute need of the hour to rise together as a nation. Whatever I am, whatever money I’ve earned, is only because of the people of India; and for us I am contributing Rs. 1 crore to the PM-CARES Fund.”
We need to stand up, in whatever capacity we can, for those that are more vulnerable: Bhumi Pednekar
Bhumi had shared the news of her willingness to support on Twitter and also urged everybody to contribute in whatever capacity one can. She wrote, “I pledge to contribute to the PM-CARES Fund. Be it supplies, food, essentials or the research that humanity needs right now, our support matters. We need to stand up, in whatever capacity we can, for those that are more vulnerable.”