Kohli, Rohit, Sania participate in an online concert to raise funds for the COVID-19 pandemic
NEW DELHI: Patron of India Virat Kohli , limited over-vice-captain Rohit Sharma and tennis star Sania Mirza They were among the sports personalities, who participated in an online concert to raise funds to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, which has killed more than 2 lakh people worldwide.
As part of the 'iFor India' initiative, actors, musicians, singers, athletes and business leaders came together to entertain the people in their homes in an attempt to help the pandemic cause of COVID-19.
Proceeds from the concert will go to the COVID India Response Fund created by GiveIndia, a donation platform.
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#IFORINDIA, the concert of our time. May 3, 7:30 p.m. IST. Watch it LIVE around the world on Facebook. 100% of income g… https://t.co/3FLmqfc32y — Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) 1588405214000
Two weeks ago, we started working on the largest concert in India. To entertain people who are locked up at home. To pay tribute to those who work on the front line while working from home. And to raise funds for those who have no job or home, said a message from #IForIndia, the concert of our time.
Among others to attend the concert include, the wife of Kohli actress Anushka, Shahrukh Khan , AR Rahman, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Aamir Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Ayushmann Khurrana, Bryan Adams, Gulzar, Nick Jonas , Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Ranveer Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam, Sophie Turner, Zoya Akhtar and Vidya Balan.