Mumbai: South actor Mahesh Babu on Saturday took to Twitter to share that he will contribute ₹25 lakh towards corona crisis charity for TFI (Telugu Film Industry) workers.”
The lockout situation adversely affects the lives of daily wage earners, “he said.
Mahesh further urged other actors to contribute and help the workers “in these testing times”.
The lockdown situation adversely impacts the lives of daily wage cine workers. Will be contributing Rs. 25 lakhs towards Corona crisis charity for TFI workers. Requesting all fellow actors to come forward and make their contributions in these testing times 🙏🙏 #StayHomeStaySafe
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) March 28, 2020
The country is in a three-week lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, which according to the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs, has claimed 19 lives so far and infected 873 people.