Actresses who came forward with helping hands during these COVID-19 times
Here’s the list of actresses who have launched causes for COVID-19
India is facing the worst health crisis of all time. With each passing day, the country is reporting another biggest spike in the daily increase in coronavirus cases. However, the spike in covid cases is not the only thing that has triggered everyone. Lack of oxygen cylinders and medicines has also become a major cause of concern in the country. Amid all this, everyone is coming forth to do their bit and Bollywood celebrities are no different. Several actors have come forth in helping people fight against this deadly infection. Take a look at the actress who is helping people at this hour of need:
1. Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt has collaborated with journalist Faye D’Souza to identify and amplify relevant information that can help Covid-19 patients. With her campaign #circleofhope, she is also sharing verified numbers of social media.
2. Bhumi Pednekar
Bhumi Pednekar who herself got recovered from Covid-19 recently is now sharing videos and posts about coronavirus resources. She also started a drive to identify plasma donors and is encouraging people to come forward and donate plasma.
3. Jacqueline Fernandez
Actress Jacqueline Fernandez launched her You Only Live Once (YOLO) foundation and helped needy people. With an NGO called the Roti Bank, Jacqueline has targeted to provide one lakh meals. She has also tied up with several NGOs that cater to the different needs in the society, to begin with.
4. Priyanka Chopra
The global icon has initiated a fundraiser to help India amid the deadly second wave of coronavirus. Priyanka has also been sharing information on social media about the COVID-19 resources.
5. Rashmika Mandanna
Rashmika started an initiative called Spreading Hope to highlight those who have been helping others amidst the pandemic.
6. Richa Chadha
Amid the raging second wave of COVID-19, Bollywood actor Richa Chadha has started a new community-based initiative, which aims to celebrate ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Richa has been helping people by retweeting about resources and arranging medical essentials.
7. Shilpa Shetty
The actor raised concern regarding hunger amid the coronavirus crisis. She has initiated a platform called ‘Report Hunger – Khaana Chahiye Foundation’ with which she is providing cooked meals or groceries to the needy with her team.
8. Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen also arranged a few oxygen cylinders for a hospital in Delhi. She initially could not find a way to send them over from Mumbai and sought help from her fans on Twitter. But later, she took to Twitter informing that the hospital had received oxygen from elsewhere.