Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma 'overwhelmed' as COVID 19 fundraiser collects over Rs 3.6 Cr in less than 24 hours

Updated on May 09, 2021 04:32 PM IST  |  412.1K
   
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma 'overwhelmed' as COVID 19 fundraiser collects over Rs 3.6 Cr in less than 24 hours
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Amid India's battle with COVID 19 second wave, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma also stepped up and started a relief fundraiser on Friday where they contributed Rs 2 Crore. With it, they appealed to all their fans, friends and family to help out and support the fundraiser. Now, in less than 24 hours, their COVID 19 relief fundraiser managed to collect over Rs 3.6 Crore and both Anushka and Virat were left overwhelmed by it. The couple took to social media to urge all to keep going in supporting them in the battle against COVID 19 second wave. 

Taking to her Instagram handle, Anushka thanked everyone and urged them to continue backing the fundraiser. She wrote, "Grateful to everyone who has donated so far. Thank you for your contribution. We have crossed the half way mark, let’s keep going." On the other hand, Virat also shared the post and was overwhelmed by the support from everyone. He wrote, "3.6 crores in less than 24 hours! Overwhelmed with the response. Let’s keep fighting to meet our target and help the country. Thank you." Their fans also lauded their efforts in helping India to battle COVID 19 second wave. 

Take a look at Virushka's posts:

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Virat Kohli (@virat.kohli)

Just yesterday, Anushka and Virat shared a video where they explained how it 'pains' them to see the country suffer amid the second wave. They went on to share that they were starting a fundraiser for COVID 19 relief with Ketto that would help in getting necessary medical equipment and supplies for the needy. Several stars like Kartik Aaryan, Jacqueline Fernandez and more amplified their fundraiser and lauded Virushka for their effort. 

Many other celebs also have come forward to help amid the COVID 19 crisis in India. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas also started a global fundraiser to boost the medical infrastructure amid COVID 19 second wave in India. Stars like Karan Johar, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Kriti Sanon and more are also hosting a live fundraiser this weekend to raise funds to support the country amid COVID 19 battle. Other stars like Bhumi Pednekar, Sonu Sood, Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khatter and more are amplifying calls for help via social media. 

Also Read|Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli start COVID 19 fundraiser, urge all to help: It pains us to see our country suffer

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Comments
Anonymous : How much did they contribute? Out with it first than getting publicity for someone else's campaign
REPLY 1 4 months ago
Anonymous : Excues me. Who is getting publicity? Stop dragging Deepika and Ranveer's name they are not like others who is doing cheraty for publicity.
REPLY 1 4 months ago
Anonymous : Hater, stop drawing Deepika and Ranveer's name in everywhere. If you don't know anything about them. Deepika helped 20.000 children in 2 days during this pandemic. Go to NGO Enrich Lives Foundetion's insta page and check it. Actually Deepika is not doing this for publicity thats why she didn't post on SM unlike others. Pv post
REPLY 1 4 months ago
Anonymous : Look at this anonymous person..so much negativity!!!
REPLY 1 4 months ago
Anonymous : Drama start ho gaya
REPLY 2 4 months ago
Anonymous : Match it you both
REPLY 1 4 months ago
Anonymous : All peedika did was to provide the irrevalent phone numbers insipte of doing the real help
REPLY 6 4 months ago
Anonymous : Where is depressika and her husband??
REPLY 10 4 months ago
Anonymous : If you really want to know what DP has done then go to NGO Enrich Lives Foundation installation page. Recently Deepika helped 20.000 needy children. What about you? What are you doing hater? Only spreading hate without knowing anything?. Pv post plz
REPLY 1 4 months ago
Anonymous : How much did deepika and her dragqueen husband donate?? Where is corona kapoor and her husband?? Where is srk , salman and akshay???
REPLY 11 4 months ago
Anonymous : Deepika is helping needy children. She has already helped 20.000 needy children. Deepika is not like others to do good things for get some attention unlike others.
REPLY 3 4 months ago