Ekta Kapoor gives up one year's salary to help daily wage workers amid lockdown

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Ekta has also made donations to various relief funds to fight the effects of the pandemic

Producer Ekta Kapoor (Twitter)

New Delhi: Producer Ekta Kapoor on Friday announced to help the daily wage workers affected by the countrywide lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak by donating her salary of a year, amounting to Rs 2.5 crores.

The 44-year-old TV producer took to Twitter and announced the same on Twitter and wrote, "The impact of CORONA crisis is huge, unprecedented and multi-pronged. We all need to do things that will ease the hardship of people around us and of our country at large."

Other celebrities who have chipped in support to combat the outbreak of the virus are Akshay Kumar, Kapil Sharma, and Varun Dhawan, Shah Rukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Alia Bhatt, Sara Ali Khan, and Kareena Kapoor.