ndia is at a crucial juncture in its fight against COVID-19. Many people are lending out their help for either the poor or the COVID warriors who are risking their lives to protect others. Meanwhile, Bollywood filmmaker Rohit Shetty has facilitated eight hotels across the city for on-duty policemen to rest and have meals amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Police tweeted and thanked Rohit for his gesture.
#RohitShetty has facilitated eight hotels across the city for our on-duty #CovidWarriors to rest, shower & change with arrangements for breakfast & dinner.— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) April 21, 2020
We thank him for this kind gesture and for helping us in #TakingOnCorona and keeping Mumbai safe.
Rohit Shetty had previously donated Rs 51 lakh to the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) in order to support the daily wage workers from the film industry in the wake of the national lockdown.
People showing love for Rohit Shetty’s initiative
Thank You #RohitShetty Sir for helping the Real Singhams, Simmbas and Sooryavanshis out there fighting on the frontline….This is What the world needs now….— Akshay Sherawat (@AkshaySherawat3) April 21, 2020
#RohitShetty Sir Salute You👍 pic.twitter.com/5CHsjanGev
There are some great personalities, too, in Bollywood, other than usual verbal diarrhoea experts & faux liberals like Swara Bhaskar, Javed Akhtar, Mahesh Bhatt or Anurag Kashyap.#RohitShetty ko Jai Shree Ram!— ashok kapahtia (@bagguji) April 21, 2020
Big salute https://t.co/XeHOsEQQyr
Hats off to #RohitShetty for recognizing the efforts of #CovidWarriors, he has inspired many others to respect those who are working day and night for our safety against #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/qqr5Z8pzjM— Shiwali Khari (@ShiwaliKhari) April 21, 2020
Some other celebrities also support COVID warriors
Sonu Sood had offered his hotel in the city for the healthcare workers, including doctors, nurses and the paramedical staff, for stay.
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Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri had also offered their 4-story personal office space for treating COVID-19 patients.
#StrongerTogether— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) April 4, 2020
We thank @iamsrk & @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 https://t.co/4p9el14CvF