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Vikram donates Rs35 lakh to Kerala CM's Disaster Relief Fund


As a rain-battered Kerala continues to make efforts to get back on its feet again, those from the Tamil and Telugu film industries are doing their bit to lend a helping hand to the state in distress. 

Manigandan KR

As rain-battered Kerala continues to make efforts to get back on its feet again, those from the Tamil and Telugu film industries are doing their bit to lend a helping hand to the state in distress.

The latest to join the list of actors who have donated to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund is actor Vikram, who has contributed a sum of Rs35 lakhs.

The actor's manager Suryanarayanan, along with his publicist Yuvaraj, met Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan personally and handed him a cheque for the sum, along with a letter from the actor.

In the letter addressed to the Kerala CM, Vikram said, "It is a humble contribution that we offer to assuage the colossal anguish of the people of Kerala. Our prayers are continuously offered to bring normalcy back to the people of the Kerala state."

"I am enclosing herewith a cheque bearing No: 656936 (IOB, Besant Nagar Branch, Chennai) for Rs35,00,000 towards my contribution to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (Kerala State)."

Apart from Vikram, a number of stars from the Tamil film industry have already made huge contributions to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund.

These include Vijay Sethupathi (Rs25 lakh), Kamal Haasan (Rs25 lakh), Suriya and Karthi (Rs25 lakh), Rajinikanth (Rs15 lakh), Dhanush (Rs15 lakh), Vishal (Rs10 lakh), Siddharth (Rs10 lakh), Nayanthara (Rs10 lakh), Udhayanidhi Stalin (Rs10 lakh), Sivakarthikeyan (Rs10 lakh), Arulnidhi (Rs5 lakh), director Shankar (Rs10 lakh), Rohini (Rs2 lakh), Karunakaran (Rs1 lakh).

Stars from the Telugu film industry too have been making generous contributions to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund. Actor Nagarujuna's family made a contribution of Rs28 lakh, Prabhas (Rs25 lakh), Junior NTR (Rs25 lakh), Chiranjeevi (Rs25 lakh), Ram Charan (Rs25 lakh), Ram Charan's wife (Rs10 lakh), and Chiranjeevi's mother (Rs1 lakh).