Actor Priyanka Chopra announced that she’s part of a virtual event, which will help raise support for World Health Organisation’s coronavirus relief fund. In her tweet, Priyanka wrote: “On April 18th, Global Citizen will host One World: Together At Home, the first of its kind global broadcast event in benefit of the WHO Covid-19 Solidarity Fund. We’ll be honoring healthcare and front line essential communities.”
Meanwhile, Global Citizen revealed in a tweet that the event is being organised in collaboration with pop queen Lady Gaga. The impressive line-up of participants include the likes of Grammy-winning singer Billie Eilish, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, John Legend, Chris Marin, Lizzo and of course Lady Gaga.
The One World: Together At Home event will also have appearances by David Bekham, Idris Elba, who is currently in quarantine after being diagnosed with coronavirus, ans Shahrukh Khan.Yes, you read that right- Shahrukh Khan.
On their official website, Global Citizen describes the event like this: “Together At Home is a series of virtual, no-contact concerts to inspire us all to stay inside and take action. We want you to be a part of this movement.”
“We’re excited to announce One World: Together At Home, a global broadcast on April 18, curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga and featuring your favourite artists and comedians – all in support of the WHO and healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis,” tweeted Global Citizen.
Shah Rukh, who received an honorary Doctorate from University Of Law, London for philanthropy last year, has offered his personal office in Mumbai as a quarantine facility. Earlier, SRK also pledged donations to four relief funds including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES), Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Ek Saath – The Earth Foundation and Roti Foundation.
Priyanka, who is in the US with husband Nick Jonas, has extended her support to relief funds such as PM-CARES, UNICEF, Goonj, Doctors Without Borders, No Kid Hungry, and SAG-AFTRA. Priyanka had also interacted with World Health Organisation’s Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove on Instagram to help her followers understand queries about COVID – 19 and the coronavirus.
‘The One World: Together At Home’ event will be hosted by international talk show hosts Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon.