The second wave of coronavirus has prompted several Bollywood celebs to come forward and help the people of the country and trying to amplify the resources. Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, Jacqueline Fernandez and Maniesh Paul have come forward to help the people amid the COVID-19 spike.
Dharma Productions joins hands with Yuvaa to amplify resources
— Dharma Productions (@DharmaMovies) May 6, 2021
Karan Johar’s production house released a statement stating that they have joined hands with Yuvaa to work with volunteers in order to amplify the resources amid COVID-19. In a statement, Dharma Productions said, "We are joining hands with Yuvaa to amplify their efforts in helping the community with resources and guidance to endure this turbulent time. As the country has been significantly impacted by COVID-l9, we will be using every Dharma Productions platform to help with several areas where people can consume verified information and receive resources pertaining to vaccination processes and mental health. In these testing times, we are dedicated to play any part to help our community, our people - our family. We will go and grow through this, together. Stay safe, stay home."
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Jacqueline Fernandez hits the pedal on her You Only Live Once (YOLO) Foundation
Jacqueline Fernandez has set up a foundation to create and share stories of kindness. Taking that in her stride her You Only Live Once (YOLO) Foundation is also working with several NGOs to cater to different causes. The actress recently visited the kitchen of Roti Bank Foundation to work with them closely. With the Roti Bank team and her YOLO team she worked through the cooking process and also served meals to the needy.
On her social media she shared, "Mother Teresa once said, ‘Peace begins when the hungry are fed.’I was truly humbled and inspired to visit Mumbai @rotibankfdn today, which is run by former Mumbai police commissioner Mr. D Sivanandan. Roti Bank has prepared and distributed meals to millions of hungry people till date, even during the pandemic. They are the perfect example of what #kindnessbrigade aspires to do and I am honored to be of help to them during these times. We only live once! Let's make this life worth it by helping others in need and sharing the #storiesofkindness of those around us!"
Maniesh Paul discusses Covid protocols and information with a doctor in the first episode of 'The Maniesh Paul Podcast'
Post announcing his podcast The Maniesh Paul Podcast on Wednesday evening, Maniesh Paul has shared the teaser of his show on social media giving insights into his first episode. For the first episode, Maniesh Paul engages in a conversation with Dr. Gautam Bhansali of Bombay Hospital, highlighting the basic precautions to follow against Covid-19. Offering more insights into the nature of the virus, the podcast's episode clears the basic concepts around Covid.
From knowing about the varied tests, best mask for usage, doubts around vaccination to tips for maintaining oxygen levels, the podcast covers a wide array of queries clearing the doubts of normal citizens. Through his podcast, Maniesh Paul brings to life conversations about contemporary issues as well as stories of varied people from different walks of life. The guest list of The Maniesh Paul Podcast include actors, doctors, socialites amongst others adhering to the diverse avenues of the society.