Ajith Kumar and wife Shalini Ajith
Ajith Kumar and wife Shalini Ajith

Ajith donates Rs 1.25 crore to help coronavirus battle

Agency News

Tamil actor Ajith Kumar has come forward to donate Rs 50 lakh each to PM-CARES Fund and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Relief Fund. Apart from this, the actor has also contributed Rs 25 lakh to FEFSI (Film Employees Federation of South India) workers, who have lost their livelihood due to Covid-19 outbreak.

It is worth mentioning that, Sivakarthikeyan is one of the first actors in the Tamil industry to contribute Rs 35 lakhs for coronavirus relief works.

The pandemic has claimed over 70,000 lives across the globe and is spreading like a wildfire. Many celebrities are putting out creative videos and have been requesting people to follow precautionary measures to fight the deadly disease.

Shoots of all films and television shows have also been stopped for a brief period.

Ajith is currently working on a film titled Valimai, directed by H Vinoth. Touted to be an action thriller, the film also features Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi as the female lead.