The devastating rains in Kerala has killed around 187 people. Around 2,406 villages in 14 districts were badly hit by the rains and floods and over 26,400 hectres of crops were damaged. Well, each one has been contributing to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF). Many celebrities from the South Indian Film Industry have come forward for their part of the contribution. Many stars from the industry have already contributed in lakhs and are urging their fans on social media to help as much as they can for the people suffering from Kerala floods. The latest is Mollywood star Mammootty and his son Dulquer Salmaan. The Ernakulam District Collector, K Mohammed Y Safirulla, took to Facebook to announce the same. Mammootty himself handed over the cheque to Ernakulam District Collector.
He wrote, “Film stars Mammootty donated 15 lakhs rupees and Dulquer Salman 10 lakhs rupees to Chief Minister’s Distress Relief fund, today, at Collectorate Ernakulam.” On the other hand, Dulquer also asked people to help the people of Kerala to contribute to the CMDRF. “As the state of Kerala is in a situation where it is experiencing unprecedent monsoon, please donate generously to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF),” said Dulquer in his Facebook post.
Film stars Mammootty donated 15 lakhs rupees and Dulquer Salman 10 lakhs rupees to Chief Minister's Distress Relief fund, today, at Collectorate Ernakulam
Check out the post below:
Let's all do our bit for the victims of the natural disaster in Kerala #DoForKerala
Recently, Tamil actors Surya and Karthi donated Rs 25 lakh each to the CMDRF. Also, Vishwaroopam 2 actor Kamal Haasan contributed Rs 25 Lakhs to the relief fund. Meanwhile, celebrities from the industry have been taking up to social media to spread the word. Check out the tweets below:
— Allu Arjun (@alluarjun) August 13, 2018
And now I hear Kerala is reeling under floods and situation is quite bad!
Kerala was my first holiday destination and has given me a lot of love for my work, I've met a lot of people from there who are some of the nicest people I know, I don't know how to reach out personally pic.twitter.com/pA2W3eRx3t
— Vijay Deverakonda (@TheDeverakonda) August 12, 2018
Floods-Indian army. Earthquake-Indian army. Terrorist attack-Indian army.
Child Stuck in Bore well-Indian Army.
On the borders-IndianArmy.
THANK YOU INDIAN ARMY.🙏🙏
Army builds 40-foot bridge with fallen trees in flood-hit Kerala https://t.co/P6JZTJ32Tg
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) August 13, 2018
— dulquer salmaan (@dulQuer) August 11, 2018