Many South Indian celebrities like Megastar Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Ram Charan, Allu Arjun, Mahesh Babu, Rajinikanth, Nayanthara among others have contributed to the Film Employees Federation of South India to fight COVID-19 and now the name of Kollywood star Thala Ajith has also been added in this list. Thala Ajith has donated Rs 1.25 Cr. He donated Rs 50 Lakhs for the Prime Minister fund and Rs 50 Lakhs to Tamilnadu Chief Minister fund whereas Rs 25 Lakhs for the film workers Union FEFFSI.
Our country India is witnessing the 21 days lockdown to limit the spread of COVID-19. The people have self quarantined and have been spreading the message to ‘Stay home, stay safe.’
The celebrities from South Indian film industry are doing their bit by contributing a certain amount for the workers who are jobless due to lockdown. Recently lady superstar Nayantara donated Rs 20 lakh to FEFSI as the shooting work has stopped. On the other hand, Rajinikanth has contributed Rs 50 Lakh. Suriya, Karthi, Vijay Sethupathi and Sivakarthikeyan have also donated huge amounts.
On the work front, Ajith Kumar will be next seen in upcoming film Valimai, which is being directed by H Vinod and is bankrolled by Boney Kapoor.