“I am very happy to be a small part of the fundraising concert largest # IForIndia – India,” said Priyanka Chopra on Instagram.
“India has a really warm and special in my heart,” said actor Will Smith in a short video that encourages people to donate. “It really is like a home away from home for me.”
The concert to raise funds in Facebook India is organized by GiveIndia
and help raise funds for the Response Fund COVID in India, according to organizers. Donations through Facebook Fundraiser and UPI, the payment system indian, will be linked by donors, including the Foundation, A. T., And Chandra, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Network Omidyar India and Philanthropies, Rohini Nilekani.
“For the first time, the entertainment industry of India and their friends from the industry join together to organize the biggest concert of home to home to perform in India”. organizers said on Facebook
. “Being the grand final of #SocialForGood Live-athon, the initiative ‘I for India’ is an attempt to unite the people in solidarity against the challenges that this global pandemic has set before us”.
The concert will feature characters of Bollywood, as well as a series of stars american and british, such as Jack Black, Kate Bosworth, Joe Jonas, and Sophie Turner.
In India, 42,000 people have confirmed cases of coronavirus, and nearly 1,400 people have died of the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University
. The country of 1,300 million people have been incarcerated around the country
since the end of march, in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus.
Two weeks ago Some of the major stars of the world have helped to raise nearly $ 128 million
for the World Health Organization and other efforts in response to the coronavirus, to perform a concert broadcast globally.
Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder and the Rolling Stones were among the celebrities and musicians that participated in the show of 8 hours, called “One World: Together At Home”. Global Citizen, an advocacy group international which organized the event, said on Twitter that it had committed $ 127.9 million in donations.