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Bollywood Celebs Helping To Raise Fund For Quake-Hit Nepal

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At a time when Nepal is grappling with the consequences of a devastating earthquake, Bollywood fraternity members like Anil Kapoor, Dia Mirza and Vir Das have urged their fans and friends to unite and donate through various sources for relief efforts.

Most stars of the tinsel town have extended support to an online fund-raising space - Ketto. Rang De Basanti actor Kunal Kapoor is co-founder of the platform, which is running an online campaign dedicated to help Nepal with the tag 'JoinHandsforNepal' on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Bollywood Celebrities like Dia MIrza, Anupam Kher, Aditi Rao Hydari, Nargis Fakhri, Abhishek Bachchan, Gaurav Kapur and Lisa Ray have taken ahead the Ketto campaign.

The campaign aims at raising Rs 1,00,000, which will help buy 20 survival kits worth Rs.5,000 with essentials like tarpaulin, mats and hygiene kit. Funds raised under it will go to CARE INDIA which will help in rehabilitation process of Nepal.

If we talk about the young Bollywood brigade, they have also stepped forward to help the Himalayan nation. Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Shraddha Kapoor have got associated with Ketto campaign.

Check slider to see some of the tweets posted by Bollywood celebrities to help raise funds for Nepal earthquake survivors...


Dia Mirza

You can help me raise funds for #NepalQuakeRelief. Each survival kit costs INR5000/- #CareIndia @ketto http://ketto.org/JoinHandsforNepal … Thank you

Varun Dhawan

People Pls donate. #nepal needs our help. Pls donate here http://ketto.org/HelpSaveNepal

Alia Bhatt

"People need our help!! Join hands with me and lets make it happen guys... Each survival kit costs 5000 rupees http://ketto.org/standbynepal

Karan Johar

"Please extend all your support and contribute to the devastation in Nepal....www.facebook.com/nepalirelief

Vir Das

"We are spending the day trying to tie up with the right NGOs to set up a collection drive for Nepal at each show of the #UnbelievableTour. The idea is for you to bring anything you can spare to the show. Some medicine, some products (which we shall give you details on), a blanket, types of clothes etc and we are trying to find the right people to send it across to those who need it," reads Vir Das Facebook page.

Shekhar Kapur

Nepal children's relief fund http://www.supportunicef.org/site/c.dvKUI9OWInJ6H/b.9274583/k.FBFF/Help_Children_in_Nepal_Donate_for_earthquake_response.htm … #NepalEarthquake

Anil Kapoor

Thoughts & prayers to all - support the relief response here http://bit.ly/1HDRqyC #NepalEarthquake

Gaurav Kapur

I know a lot of you want to help the relief effort in Nepal. No amount is too big, or too small. Donate here http://ketto.org/cometogetherforNepa

Shraddha Kapoor

I am supporting http://ketto.org/SupportNepalDisasterRelief ... for the #NepalEarthquake. Please support guys..Nepal needs all the help it can get... Thank u guys...

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