Bollywood stars and Hollywood celebs came together to raise funds for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic in India. Karan Johar joined hands with Zoya Akhtar and an NGO for the initiative ‘I For India‘. For the same, the organisers hosted an online concert which was live-streamed on Facebook.
Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan, Vicky Kaushal, Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma and more participated in the show. Meanwhile, rock legend Mick Jagger, pop stars like Bryan Adams, Nick Jonas, Jay Sean, Joe Jonas with his wife Sophie Turner, Kevin Jonas with his family urged their fans to contribute towards ‘IForIndia’.
Hollywood actors like Jack Black, Will Smith were also part of the live-stream event.
Here are the highlights:
Shah Rukh Khan crooned an entertaining song based on the current situation composed by Badshah. While fans were happy to see SRK singing, his son AbRam Khan’s entry stole his thunder!
Amitabh Bachchan paid a tribute to the late legend and his friend Rishi Kapoor.
T 3520 – In Memoriam .. pic.twitter.com/zIlVUn3qpg— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 3, 2020
Hrithik Roshan crooned his favourite song ‘Tere Jaisa Yaar Kahan’.
Mick Jagger, Will Smith, Jack Black, Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and wife Sophie Turner sent love for India and also urged everyone to do their bit for COVID-19 relief.
Nick Jonas also gave a short and sweet performance for his fans in India.
Varun Dhawan gave a dance performance along with 150 other dancers.
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan talked about the tough times we are going through and asked to help everyone who is in need.
Singers B Praak, Diljit Dosanjh, Sunidhi Chauhan, Jay Sean, Harshdeep Kaur, Pritam – Arijit Singh, A R Rahman, Anoushka Shankar, Raja Kumari and others gave a classic singing performance.
The four-hour-long concert started filmmaker Zoya Akhtar’s introductory speech followed by Akshay Kumar’s poem, Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao’s song.