Just a couple of days after Shah Rukh Khan offered monetary funds to the government to aid the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. He and his wife Gauri Khan has offered their personal office to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the use as a quarantine facility.
SRK, through his IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), has committed to contribute to the PM-Cares Fund. Through his film production banner, Red Chillies Entertainment, he will give help to the Maharashtra CM’s Relief Fund.
In return for all such help for the society, the BMC shared on social media a message saying #Stronger together we thank @iamsrk and @gaurikhan for offering their 4-storey personal office space to help expand our Quarantine capacity equipped with essentials for quarantined children, women & elderly. Indeed, a thoughtful & timely gesture! #AnythingForMumbai #NaToCorona.”
He has also pledged Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare providers and workers in Maharashtra and West Bengal.
SRK’s Meer Foundation along with the foundation Ek Saath will provide daily food requirements to over 5500 families for at least a month in Mumbai. Meer Foundation is also collaborating with Roti Foundation to provide meals to underprivileged people and daily wage labourers.