Virat, Anushka donate INR 3 crore to PM's coronavirus relief fund: reports

A source in the industry close to the couple told IANS that Virat and Anushka have jointly donated Rs. 3 crore towards the cause.

author_img F. Ashraf Published :  30th March 2020 12:38 PM IANS   |   Published :   |  30th March 2020 12:38 PM
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and he husband, cricketer superstar Virat Kohli, have pledged to support the Prime Minister's Relief Fund and Chief Minister's (Maharashtra) Relief Fund in the ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic. A source in the industry close to the couple told IANS that Virat and Anushka have jointly donated Rs. 3 crore towards the cause.

Anushka on Monday morning tweeted: "Virat and I are pledging our support towards PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (Maharashtra). Our hearts are breaking looking at the suffering of so many & we hope our contribution, in some way, helps easing the pain of our fellow citizens #IndaFightsCorona."

Virat too took to Twitter to make the announcement.

"Anushka and I are pledging our support towards PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (Maharashtra). Our hearts are breaking looking at the suffering of so many & we hope our contribution, in some way, helps easing the pain of our fellow citizens #IndiaFightsCorona," he wrote.

In a joint statement, the power couple said they were pledging their "support towards PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (Maharashtra)."

"Our hearts are breaking looking at the suffering of so many & we hope our contribution, in some way, helps easing the pain of our fellow citizens," they added.
 

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