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Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli raise Rs 5 crore for COVID-19 relief, thank people

03:59 PM May 11, 2021 | ANI

Bollywood star Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli on Tuesday thanked everyone as they managed to raise Rs 5 crore through their campaign to raise funds for COVID-19 relief work.

The 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' actor took to Instagram and shared a story that read, 'A big thank you to all the people who helped us reach this milestone.'

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Anushka, on Sunday, had penned a heartfelt note for all the healthcare and frontline workers, lauding their efforts.

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She said, "We'd like to say a big thank you to all our healthcare and frontline workers, their dedication is truly inspiring." She further added, "You continue to risk your lives for the nation, and for that, we are eternally grateful to you. You are the real heroes, for Virat and I, and for the nation."

Also Read: 'You are the real heroes': Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli laud healthcare and frontline workers for their dedication amid pandemic

The second wave of coronavirus has infected many, and the number of COVID-19 positive cases has been rising rapidly.

In Bollywood also an array of celebrities like Kangana Ranaut, Arjun Rampal, Manish Malhotra among others have been infected within a span of a few weeks.

Meanwhile, Anushka is currently embracing motherhood after welcoming her first child with Virat earlier this year. The couple was blessed with a baby girl named Vamika.

The actor has been away from the limelight for the past two years. She was last seen in 'Zero' with Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. She has recently produced two acclaimed projects - Amazon Prime Video web series 'Pataal Lok' and Netflix movie 'Bulbul'.

Also Read: Anushka Sharma urges fans to 'unite, support country' amid COVID-19 crisis, says 'Virat and I are coming together to do our bit'

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