Star-studded digital concert 'I for India' raises over Rs 52 crore for COVID-19 relief
The home-to-home digital live performance “I for India”, held to lift funds for the frontliners working round the clock to include the coronavirus pemic within the nation, has raised an quantity of over Rs 52 crore donations for aid.
collaborated with a number of the largest names in Indian leisure trade, together with Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra Hollywood names like Mick Jagger, Will Smith Sophie Turner for the fundraiser live performance on Sunday.
Taking to , filmmaker Karan Johar on Monday shared a picture in line with which the live performance had develop into world’s largest reside fundraiser on by elevating Rs 4.three crore on-line ( counting) with donations from company philanthropists amounting to Rs 47.77 crore, counting.
“From our hearts to yours. Thank you for watching. Thank you for responding. Thank you for donating. #IForIndia began out as a live performance. But it may be a motion. Let’s proceed to construct a protected, wholesome & robust India. I For India. Please donate,” he wrote.
All the proceeds from the fundraiser live performance will go to the India COVID Response Fund, managed by GiveIndia, to help on-ground aid.
The live performance additionally featured Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vidya Balan, Shabana Azmi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Diljit Dosanjh, Dulquer Salmaan, Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal, Anushka Sharma, Ayushmann Khurrana, Mindy Kaling, Jack Black, amongst others.
Besides singing poetry studying, the celebrities addressed plight of migrant employees, day by day wage earners, starvation in instances of COVID-19, youngster abuse home violence, each of which have been on an increase because the lockdown started in India from March 25.
They additionally inspired the viewers to deal with stray animals affectionately develop eco-friendly habits going ahead.
The music fraternity noticed the presence of Bryan Adams, AR Rahman, Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Jay Sean, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Jonas Brothers, Amaan Ali, Ayaan Ali, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Sonu Nigam, Arijit Singh, Badshah, Rekha Bhardwaj others.
Filmmakers such Farah Khan, Vishal Bhardwaj, personalities from the sector of sports activities corresponding to Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Saina Mirza additionally took half within the occasion.
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