Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday conducted an #AskSRK session to interact with his fans and answer their questions.
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Our very own Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra also partook in the One World Together at Home special, sharing powerful messages for their fans and for that matter, whoever was listening out there. The popular actor said, "India is facing one of the greatest challenges in our history". "With a population of over a billion citizens, the spread of COVID-19 is bound to have a negative impact on our country, like it is impacting the rest of the world".
Acknowledging that ending the crisis will be an uphill battle, he noted that the best response to the pandemic is immediate action, and highlighted his contributions to global relief efforts.
In her 50 seconds speech, the global ambassador and former Miss World talked about how we have to walk together with everyone in this crisis and think of those "70 million people within camps and shelters around the world.' The actor mentioned how social distancing is the key to fight COVID-19 but at these refugee camps, it's not possible to practice social distancing".
"Right now, I am working with a team of people to provide protective equipment, quarantine centers, food and essentials to patients, hospitals, and homes", Khan said. "But to beat this worldwide pandemic, the world must come together", he continued. She said in a video that "social distancing is simply not an option" in such communities. "I love you. Stay strong!" It has been unimaginable for all of us.
"I have witnessed first hand the overcrowded and unlivable conditions in refugee camps. In this fight to end the crisis, we truly can not leave anyone behind", the actor stated.
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