Bollywood to raise funds for Uttarakhand victims
Mumbai: Bollywood will do its bit in rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in Uttarakhand, which has been ravaged by floods and landslides.
The film industry will organise an event on August 15 to raise funds for rebuilding and rehabilitation projects in the hill state, which was devastated by heavy rains in mid-June, filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt said today.
"We, as part of film and TV fraternity, are organising an event on Independence Day to help people affected by tragedy in Uttarakhand," he told reporters here without divulging further details.
Bhatt is the President of Film and Television Producers Guild of India.
"We will try to arrange as much funds as we can for the people of Uttarakhand," the veteran filmmaker said.
It has been reported that superstars Aamir Khan and Hrithik Roshan have contributed Rs 25 lakh each for the victims of the natural disaster.