The COVID19 pandemic has taken over the World and celebrities are making sure to do their bit by donating and raising awareness all over the county as much as possible. Now, buzz is that Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra Jonas will be part of a global effort to raise funds to tackle COVID-19 to be organized by World Health Organisation (WHO). The event will see other international stars such as Lady Gaga and Elton John join as well.
According to a report in a leading daily, in a bid to raise funds, WHO will live stream an event of performances by stars from around the world such John Legend, Elton John, Lady Gaga David Beckham, Idris Elba. Bollywood will be represented by Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra. The event will be broadcast on April 18, 2020.
@glblctzn and I are so excited to bring this special event to you on April 18th, One World: #TogetherAtHome, the first of its kind global broadcast event in benefit of the @WHO Covid-19 Solidarity Fund. We’ll be honoring healthcare and front line essential community workers through music and celebration at home. This one night special event, hosted by @jimmyfallon, @jimmykimmel, and @stephenathome, will feature performances with @ladygaga, @coldplay, @eltonjohn, @johnlegend, @lizzobeeating, @billieeilish, #StevieWonder and so many more. Tune in at 5pm PST on ABC, NBC, CBS, BBC, and other digital platforms around the world. Visit globalcitizen.org/togetherathome to learn more. Together we can beat this pandemic.
The event will be hosted by popular talk show hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel.
Both Shah Rukh and Priyanka, meanwhile, have been doing their bit to raise awareness and contribute funds at an individual level in the fight against coronavirus pandemic.
(Source: Times Of India)