The occasion titled “We For India”, as a way to be streamed on Facebook on August 15, will increase price range for the COVID-19 alleviation missions of philanthropic platform Give India
Global artistes like Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, track maestro AR Rahman, and Bollywood stars Saif Ali Khan and Vidya Balan will unite for a fundraiser on Independence Day to elevate over Rs 25 crore for COVID-19 alleviation work.
The occasion titled “We For India”, as a way to be streamed on Facebook on August 15, will increase price range for the COVID-19 alleviation missions of philanthropic platform Give India.
The 3 hour videothon will function over a hundred artistes which include filmmakers Rajkumar Hirani, Imtiaz Ali, Farah Khan, Vikramaditya Motwane, Vikram Bhatt and Ribhu Dasgupta.
Several interactions are deliberate with cine stars like Ajay Devgn, Akkineni Nagarjuna, R Madhavan, Farhan Akhtar, Shreyas Talpade, Tusshar Kapoor, Prosenjit Chatterjee and Pratik Gandhi amongst others.
The display can be hosted via way of means of actor Rajkummar Rao. Reliance Entertainment is generating the occasion, in partnership with The World We Want (WWW) and supported via way of means of GiveIndia.
Namit Sharma, innovative producer, Reliance Entertainment, stated that the intention of the fundraiser is to mitigate the issues confronted via way of means of the country’s not unusualplace human beings because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“Our attempt in placing collectively this fundraiser, operating carefully with a couple of companions and skills from throughout the globe has taught us one thing- the arena is one, and there’s no dearth of goodness and kindness,” Sharma stated in a statement.
Besides Sheeran and Jagger, global stars and musicians so as to take part withinside the display are veteran singer Annie Lennox along her daughter Lola Lennox, Africa beginning actor Ini Dima-Okojie, movie star and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nancy Ajram, Co-founding father of CHIC, guitarist Nile Rodgers and track organization Sister Sledge toes Sledgendary.
Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, dance maestros Prabhudeva and Remo D’Souza, musicians Shankar Mahadevan, Usha Uthup, Pandit Bikram Ghosh, Mithoon, Amit Trivedi, Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani, Salim Merchant and Sulaiman Merchant, Swanand Kirkire, Shantanu Moitra, Kanika Kapoor, Lisa Mishra may also perform.
Sporting supermegacelebrity Mahesh Bhupati may also be a participant. Besides, the display may also function clinical experts who will proportion their reports and pressing necessities to preserve India safe.
Sweta Agnihotri, CEO – Content and Syndication, Reliance Entertainment, stated after nearly a 12 months and a 1/2 of of the pandemic and after waves, there has been “a long-time period fitness and monetary fallout for households”.
“That is why we consider in We For India, status in harmony with the human beings of India, and collectively aiming to elevate a lot wanted price range,” Agnihotri stated.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Sonakshi Sinha, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh, Malaika Arora, Dia Mirza, Kalki Koechlin, Sanya Malhotra, Ananya Panday and Alaya F may also function at the videothon.