"After seeing the shocking visuals of rain affected Chennai, Akshay Kumar wanted to help the people and in this regard he called director Priyadarshan, who in turn directed him to contact Suhasini Maniratnam," read a statement
In a letter addressed to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, Shah Rukh wrote: "We are all deeply affected by the devastation wreaked on the city of Chennai by the fury of nature. At the same time, the resilience of the people of Chennai and the way in which the community has come together to help each other, is commendable and makes us all feel proud"
Leading actors of Telugu cinema on December 2 announced contribution for relief in flood-affected Tamil Nadu. Allu Arjun posted on Twitter: "I would like to donate 25 lakhs to Chennai Flood relief!" Actors Junior NTR and Mahesh Babu have pledged Rs 10 lakhs each
Rajinikanth donated Rs 10 lakh through Sri Raghavendra Public Charitable Trust, owned by the superstar, read an official statement. Dhanush, who is married to Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwaryaa, also donated Rs 5 lakh. Heavy rains over the last few weeks have severely disrupting the livelihood of people in Tamil Nadu