SRK, Priyanka join Gaga’s Covid-19 fundraiser concert

8 April, 2020 12:00 AM printer

SRK, Priyanka join Gaga’s Covid-19 fundraiser concert

Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra Jonas along with names like Billie Eilish and Paul McCartney have united for pop star Lady Gaga's One World: Together At Home, a mega live-streamed and televised benefit concert in support of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Covid-19 solidarity response fund and in celebration of health workers around the world, reports Mid-day.

The lineup also includes names like Chris Martin of Coldplay, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, Elton John, John Legend, Lizzo, J Balvin, Stevie Wonder, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Alanis Morissette, Burna Boy, Andrea Bocelli, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban and Lang Lang, reports

SRK and Priyanka are among several celebrities expected atthe event, along with David Beckham, Idris and Sabrina Elba, Kerry Washington, and "Sesame Street" cast members. Popular US talk show hosts Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbertwill host the event, which broadcasts live across the US television networks ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as being streamed online on April 18.

BBC One will show an adapted version of the concert on April 19, including exclusive performances from UK artists and interviews with frontline health workers. The details of the broadcast are yet to be announced. The WHO and the social action platform Global Citizen have partnered to produce the event. The latter's Together at Home series, launched last month, has featured performances from artists in isolation including Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and Rufus Wainwright.