Bahubali star Prabhas gives Rs 4 crore for fight against COVID-19

The actor recently returned from Georgia, where he was shooting for his new movie

Published: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 10:55 AM

Last updated: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 1:05 PM

Baahubali actor Prabhas became the latest Telugu star to donate for the cause of combating against the coronavirus pandemic.
The actor on Thursday donated Rs 4 crore for the cause. Of this, Rs 3 crore is being given to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund, while Rs 50 lakh each go to the Chief Minister Relief Funds of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Prabhas recently returned from Georgia, where he was shooting for his upcoming film, tentatively titled Prabhas 20, with Pooja Hegde. Both actors went into self-quarantine for 14 days upon return. The Telugu superstar has locked himself in his home opting for the social distancing method, which is being followed by several celebrities to keep themselves and others safe.
Earlier in the day, Telugu superstars Pawan Kalyan, Ram Charan, Chiranjeevi and Mahesh Babu had also donated to boost the fight against COVID-19. It was Pawan Kalyan who initiated the nobel gesture giving Rs 2 crore for the cause. Soon, his nephew Ram Charan declared a charity of Rs 70 lakh while Ram Charan's father, the veteran superstar of Telugu cinema, Chiranjeevi, gave Rs 1 crore. Young superstar Mahesh Babu also gave a crore for the cause. IANS

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