Last Updated:

Raveena Tandon Contributes To Akshaya Patra Foundation For COVID-19 Relief

Bollywood actor Raveena Tandon has donated an undisclosed amount as her contribution to feed starving families who have suffered amid the nationwide lockdown.

Raveena Tandon

Bollywood actor Raveena Tandon has done her bit for providing relief to workers and daily wage earners who have lost their livelihoods due to industry shutdown across the country. The Mohra actor has donated an undisclosed amount to Akshaya Patra Foundation, which has stepped in to provide relief by providing food to thousands of people across the country. 

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Akshaya Patra is providing cooked meals and grocery kits to the poor and marginalised across several locations in India. The foundation extended their gratitude and acknowledgement of Tandon's contribution through their official Twitter account as they claimed that her contribution will facilitate them to help those families that have been starving amid the lockdown imposed by the Government.

Have a look:

Read | Throwback: When Raveena Tandon's impromptu New York jig left her daughter bemused; Watch

Akshaya Patra has begun its relief service by providing meals or packed grocery kits to the marginalised and low-income segment of the society comprising of daily wage workers, migrant labourers, construction site workers, and needy people at old age homes and night shelters.

Read | Raveena Tandon slams irresponsible pet owners, says "basic civic sense is missing"

Meanwhile, India is currently under lockdown until May 3 to curb the spread of the virus. Hence, everyone has been asked to stay indoors and practise social distancing. As on April 17, 11,616 active cases of the Coronavirus infection have been registered across the country while 452 people have succumbed to the deadly virus.

Read | Monkeys gather at luxury apartment swimming pool; what happens next stuns Raveena Tandon

What's next for Raveena Tandon?

On the work front, Raveena will be next seen in Yash starrer KGF: Chapter 2 which also stars Sanjay Dutt. Reportedly, the actress is playing the role of Prime Minister Ramika Sen in the film. Helmed by Prashanth Neel, the film is one of the most awaited films of the year.

Read | Raveena Tandon recreates a Joey-Rachel scene from 'FRIENDS' & its unmissable; Watch

 

 

Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. Tune in today to stay updated with all the latest news and headlines from the world of entertainment.

First Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water
SAVE WATER NOW
PEOPLE HAVE PLEDGED SO FAR