Celebrities from the entertainment industry have started donating money for marooned Kerala. Stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Dulquer Salmaan and Jacqueline Fernandez have contributed for flood-ravaged Kerala. They even went on to urge people to donate and help out the affected.

Shah Rukh’s Meer Foundation has donated Rs 21 lakh for the relief work.

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Resul Pookutty, who has won Oscar and BAFTA for best sound mixing, reached to the celebs and got a positive response. He took to Twitter to share how grateful he was for the gesture and thanked Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Sonam Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.

Earlier, Taking to Twitter, Big B wrote,”The devastation caused by incessant rain in Kerala is frightening. Hundreds and thousands of our sisters and brothers are in deep anguish! We must do all we can to contribute as much as we can towards the needs of the people of Kerala. I have. You must too.”

 

Sonali Bendre, who is currently battling cancer in New York also sent out prayers for the victims and urged to other to do the needful.

Jacqueline committed to donating Rs 5 lakh to NGO Habitat for Humanity India’s Kerala Flood Relief Programme. In a statement, the Race 3 actress said, “I am deeply pained to see the devastation caused by the floods in Kerala. My heart goes out to the people in need and in order to help them, I have decided to donate to Habitat for Humanity India.”

“I am happy that they have undertaken their disaster response work in Kerala. I appeal to all my friends, fans and peers from the film industry to come and support our flood relief work for the people of Kerala,” she added.

Filmmaker Priyadarshan has already handed over his and actor Akshay Kumar’s cheque to Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund. “Let’s together build back Kerala back to its glory again. No politics, no religion only humanity. Let’s stand together to save Kerala,” he tweeted.

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Here are the other celebrities who took to social media to show thier support.

Actress Chitrangda Singh has also urged people to “join hands and hearts” and “help our countrymen. Stand for Kerala”.