Varun Dhawan joins the COVID-19 fight, donates Rs 55 lacs towards the PM-CARES Fund and the Maharashtra CM Relief Fund


Ever since the coronavirus outbreak, actor Varun Dhawan has been constantly appealing his fans to stay indoors and follow the rules put out by the government. With the 21 day lockdown, the entire country is at a standstill. The country’s economy has been affected too. Amidst all this, Varun announced that he will be donating Rs 55 lacs to help the government.

He donated Rs 30 lacs towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s PM-Cares Fund and Rs 25 lacs towards Maharashtra CM’s Relief Fund. He announced this on social media today.

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Varun’s announcement comes after Akshay Kumar donated Rs 25 crore to PM-Cares Fund making his contribution the biggest ever by a celebrity in these tough times during the Coronavirus outbreak. 

The country is in a 21-day lockdown which has put daily wage earners in severe crisis. To tide over these difficulties and to provide the basic amenities to people these funds have been created and we must say our celebs are doing their bit to help the Government in this tough time. 

(Source: Agencies/Twitter)