Superstar Rajinikanth has donated 10 Lakh rupees in order to help the rain affected victims of Tamil Nadu. The donation is directed towards the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund.
An official statement confirmed that the donation was made through 'Sri Raghavendra Public Charitable Trust', which is owned by the star actor.
Dhanush too, has come forward to help his fellow citizens by donating 5 Lakh rupees.
Last week, celebrities like Raghava Lawrence, Anirudh and Vijayakanth came up with their respective contributions by donating handsomely.
Many other celebrities have taken to Twitter and other social networking sites, requesting people to stay indoors. Actors Siddharth and RJ Balaji are part of a relief work, which is aimed at providing food and shelter to those in need.
Heavy rains have wrecked havoc in Chennai and many other parts of Tamil Nadu. Continous rains over the last few weeks have derailed the lives of many in the state.
This being the case, famed celebrities are making their presence felt by providing food to those who are in need, apart from donating money.
Ajith's wife Shalini took to her social networking site to help feed others, she wrote, "We are preparing some fresh and hot food to help out the folks in Chennai. We will be able to feed about 400 or more people. If you are hungry or want to help distribute food to the hungry. Address: Sri Lalith Mahal, 10 Venkatakrishna road, (opp mandaveli bus depot) Mandaveli, Chennai 28. Spread the word. It's time to give back. #chennairains #chennairainshelp #chennaifloods"
Many Telugu film actors have donated money as well. Check out the slides below to know more:
The Rudhramadevi actor promised an aid of 25 Lakh rupees. "I would like to donate 25 lakh to Chennai flood relief. I spent 18 years of my early life there. It made me who I am today. I love u Chennai", Allu Arjun tweeted.
Junior NTR has donated 10 Lakh rupees towards the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister relief fund. "#PrayforChennai it's time to be humans by helping each other when nature tests our integrity, I request everyone to help the needed in the best ways possible. am gonna do mine", he wrote on his Twitter page.
The Selvandhan actor has reportedly donated 10 Lakh rupees and the money is yet again directed towards the Chief Minister relief fund. Mahesh Babu is one of the leading actors in the Telugu film industry.
Junior NTR's brother, Kalyan Ram, who also happens to be an actor came up with a donation of his own. He gave away 5 Lakh rupees, according to a report.
Ravi Teja, who was seen in movies like Vikramarkudu and Kick (the original versions of Tamil films Siruthai and Thillalangadi respectively) has reportedly announced a donation of 5 Lakh rupees.
Varun Tej, an upcoming actor in the Telugu film industry has said that he would be sending medicines and food worth 3 Lakh rupees to the rain affected victims in Chennai, according to a report.