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Deepika, Ranveer pledge support to PM-CARES Fund, urge fans to do their bit

The couple did not disclose the amount.

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Last Updated: Apr 04, 2020, 01.46 PM IST
The star couple took to social media to announce their support to the relief fund.
Bollywood couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh became the latest celebrities to pledge their support towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi's PM-CARES Fund to help combat the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

The 'Padmaavat' actors took to their social media handles to announce that they will contribute to the relief fund, and also urged fans to do their bit.

“In times like these, every bit counts. We humbly pledge to contribute to the PM-CARES FUND, and hope that you will too. We're all in this together, and we shall overcome. Jai Hind,” the star couple said in a statement.

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The last week has seen several stars from the film industry come forward to do their bit in the fight against the pandemic. Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, Lata Mangeshkar, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan are among the stars who have pledged support to various relief funds.

SRK, Saifeena, Lata Play Good Samaritans, Donate For Covid-19 Relief

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Fighting For A Noble Cause

27 Mar, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world down to its knees. Not only developing countries like India, even the developed nations like the US are struggling to keep up with the speed at which the deadly disease is spreading. Moreover, there’s a clear shortage of basic medical equipment like masks, sanitisers and hazmat suits that the doctors fighting the pandemic on the front lines require.Given the trying times we are in, several renowned personalities from the Indian film industry have come forward to help those in need. The donations, both monetary and otherwise, seek to bring the much-needed relief to those struggling to copy with the crisis.Here’s a comprehensive list of actors and famous personalities from India and the US, who are playing good samaritans and helping their countrymen fight the pandemic.

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