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Entertainment Bollywood 29 Mar 2020 Fans come to SRK ...

Fans come to SRK's rescue on social media

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Mar 29, 2020, 6:08 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2020, 6:08 pm IST
The actor was being questioned on his contribution to the PM Care fund for Covid-19
Actor Shah Rukh Khan (Twitter)
 Actor Shah Rukh Khan (Twitter)

Following the coronavirus outbreak in India, PM Narendra Modi came up with 'PMCares Fund' where one can make their contribution by donating any amount of money which will be used for coronavirus pandemic.

Ever since PM had made this announcement on Twitter, many celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Varun Dhawan stepped forward and made their contributions. Southern stars like Allu Arjun, Ram Charan and Rajinikanth also chipped and extended their support for the cause.

 

However, social media has been buzzing with questions of has superstar Shah Rukh Khan made any contributions yet?

The actor was being brutally trolled on social media and that's when his fans came for his defence.

Knowing Shah Rukh Khan for all these years, you won't expect him to be vocal about whether he donated any kind of amount on social media.  The actor has time and again mentioned in many of his interviews that he would like to do his charity in silence and not talk about.

Like during the terrible floods that happened in Kerala in 2019, it was acclaimed sound editor Resul Pookutty who tweeted about SRK's contribution to the relief fund.

Similarly, you might have heard of Meer Foundation, a Mumbai-based NGO affiliated with SRK, which is known for rehabilitation of burn and acid attack survivors, as well as women empowerment.

For its work, Shah Rukh Khan had received World Economic Forum's Crystal Award in 2018 for his work in championing women's and children's rights in India. Similarly, in 2011, he was awarded  UNESCO's Pyramide con Marni award for his charity work, the first Indian to get this award.

Many of his fans came forward on social media and shared about the charity the actor has been doing over all these years. They even made #StopnegativityagainstSRK trend on social media.

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