Music maestro A R Rahman has donated Rs one crore for relief and rehabilitation works in flood-hit Kerala. Whiel ‘Friends of 80s’, a group of actors and actresses who ruled the Tamil film industry in the 1980s, have donated Rs 40 lakh.
Suhasini Maniratnam, Khushboo Sundar, Lissy and Raj Kumar called on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Thiruvananthapuram and handed him over the money.
The 80s stars said: “We meet once a year to share our joys and troubles… This year our thoughts are with Kerala… We have decided to gather not just our 80s colleagues but our friends, family, neighbors and well-wishers too to extend their support to Kerala.”
It is to be noted that the first reunion of these stars happened in 2009 and since then, the stars have been meeting every year without fail. The list includes superstar Rajinikanth, Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi and Malayalam top star Mohanlal etc.