Shah Rukh Khan with wife Gauri Khan.
Gulf Today Report
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has tweeted to state that this is the time when all Indians must be united as "one family" and "do our little bit to look after each other".
In a social media post he sent out on Thursday evening, on his Twitter handle the actor wrote: "In these times it's imp to make everyone around you working tirelessly for you.. not related to u.. to feel they are not alone and by themselves. Let's just make sure we will do our little bit to look after each other. India and all Indians are One Family."
The actor gave out a lengthy statement announcing his contributions to the current fight against coronavirus through his group companies. He, however, did not specify any monetary amount to specify how much he would be donating.
He also lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the government's efforts in fighting the COVID-19 war.
Shah Rukh ended on a poetic note: "Raat ke baad naye din ki sehar aayegi, din nahi badlega, tareeq Badal jayegi... I pray for you and your families, please do the same for me. Aur kripya karke... kuch dinon ke liye... ek doosre se sharirik taur se... thoda door... aur door... aur door... aur door."
According to the statement released by SRK he has committed to contribute to the PM-Cares Fund.
He has also committed to contributing to the Maharashtra CM's Relief Fund.
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