Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan|IANS (File photo)
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SRK gives four-storeyed office space for BMC quarantine facility in Mumbai

IANS

Mumbai, April 4, 2020

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri have offered their four-storeyed personal office space to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), to be utilised as quarantine facility for women, children and the elderly. This comes at a time when the nation along with the rest of the world is battling the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Thanking the actor and his wife for their act of generosity, BMC said on social media: "#StrongerTogether We thank @iamsrk & @gaurikhan for offering their 4-storey personal office space to help expand our Quarantine capacity equipped with essentials for quarantined children, women & elderly. Indeed a thoughtful & timely gesture! #AnythingForMumbai #NaToCorona."

The superstar's decision to donate his office comes just a couple of days after he made huge contributions to the government to aid the battle against the pandemic.

SRK, as he is known, through his IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), has committed to contribute to the PM-CARES Fund. Through his film production banner, Red Chillies Entertainment, he will give to the Maharashtra CM's Relief Fund.

The superstar has also pledged Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare providers and workers in Maharashtra and West Bengal.

SRK's Meer Foundation along with the foundation Ek Saath will provide daily food requirements to over 5,500 families for at least a month in Mumbai. Meer Foundation is also collaborating with Roti Foundation to provide meals to underprivileged people and daily wage labourers.

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