Coronavirus: Celebrities extend their hand to the poor

Culture Desk

5 April, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Coronavirus: Celebrities extend their hand to the poor

Popular singer and lawmaker Momotaz Begom distributes relief materials at Singair in Manikganj.

Due to coronavirus outbreak most of the people of the world as well Bangladesh have kept themselves in home or self-quarantine. Celebrities in Bangladesh are also staying home and encourage people to do it. To create awareness among people, celebrities have also taken to social media with a variety of posts.

Amid the tough situation, some celebrities have extended their hand to the low-income people. The artistes are supporting those people who have no proper access to food or sanitation products during the lockdown.

Singer Momotaz Begom, actors Ananta Jalil, Saimon Sadik, actresses Apu Biswas, Sadika Parvin Popy, actor Bappy Chowdhury, actor-producer Nazrul Raz among the frontliner who have helped the poor. 

Popular folk singer of the country Momotaz Begom distributed food items among the poor people at Singair upazila of Manikganj on Friday.   

Actor Ananta Jalil provided 500 packets of rations among the daily wage artistes and production crew at BFDC in the capital last week.

Popular actress Apu Biswas distributed 2,000 masks and gloves to 100 daily-wage earners along with food for five days at the gate of the Bashundhara residential area in the capital on March 28.

Actress Sadika Parvin Popy also has distributed over 3,500 masks and hand sanitisers to the people in need.

Actor Saimon Sadik, along with some friends, provided 400 packets of rations to daily-wage earners in Rampura, Hatirjheel, Dhanmondi, and Karwan Bazar, among other parts of the capital.

Actor-producer and industrialist Nazrul Raz with his wife singer Jui has distributed food items among 500 families in his home district Gopalgonj on Friday and he will also distribute food items among more 500 families today.  

Actress Adhora Khan, actors Sanju John and Joy Chowdhury have distributed food packets in their localities.

Ashraful Alom—better known as Hero Alom has also distributed food items to 500 families of daily-wage earners in villages within the Bogra, Sherpur, Kahalu, and Nandigram areas. 

 Besides, many artistes have donated money to the various social organisation to distribute.