Chennai: ‘Baahubali’ actor young rebel star Prabhas donated Rs 4cr for combating against the corona pandemic.
Of this 4crs, Rs 3 crore is being given to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, while Rs 50 lakh each will go to the Chief Minister Relief Funds of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Earlier in the day, Telugu superstars like; Pawan Kalyan, Ram Charan, Chiranjeevi and Mahesh Babu had also donated to boost the fight against COVID-19. It was Pawan Kalyan who initiated the noble gesture by giving Rs 2 crore for the cause. Later, his nephew Ram Charan declared a charity of Rs 70 lakh while Ram Charan’s father, the veteran superstar of Telugu cinema, Chiranjeevi, gave Rs 1 crore. Young superstar Mahesh Babu also gave a crore for the cause.
Prabhas recently returned from Georgia, where he was shooting for his upcoming film, tentatively titled ‘Prabhas 20’, with Pooja Hegde. Both the actors went into self-quarantine for 14 days upon return.
By Aditya Nayak