Chiranjeevi announces free vaccination drive for Telugu cinema artists, film journalists above age of 45
Chiranjeevi started Corona Crisis Charity last year in order to help industry workers and artists affected during the lockdown.
Amid the surge in coronavirus cases all over the country, Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi has announced a free vaccination drive for all Tollywood artists and journalists on behalf of the Corona Crisis Charity (CCC). Talking to Twitter, he made the announcement by posting a video recently. Starting from today, 22 April, the drive is open to all above 45. It has been organised in association with Apollo Hospitals and includes the spouses of eligible candidates.
In the video, he said, "The eligible cine artistes and journalists can register for free vaccination through their unions or associations. If your spouse is 45, they can also get a free vaccination under this drive. We will prepare a schedule and vaccinate beneficiaries accordingly at Apollo Hospitals starting Thursday. Also, you will get free consultation for three months through Apollo 24/7".
He added that the journalists and artists have to first register themselves via their respective organisations and unions.
Check out the announcement here
తెలుగు చిత్ర పరిశ్రమలోని సినీ కార్మికులని,సినీ జర్నలిస్టులని కరోనా బారి నుంచి రక్షించుకునేందుకు కరోనా క్రైసిస్ ఛారిటీ #CCC తరుపున ఉచితంగా అందరికి వాక్సినేషన్ వేయించే సదుపాయం అపోలో 247 సౌజన్యంతో చేపడుతున్నాం. Lets ensure safety of everyone.#GetVaccinated#WearMask #StaySafe pic.twitter.com/NpIhuYWlLd
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) April 20, 2021
Along with other Telugu celebrities, Chiranjeevi started CCC last year in order to help the industry workers and artists after they got affected badly by the lockdown.
In the last few weeks, the number of coronavirus cases is increasing at an alarming speed. With this initiative, Chiranjeevi aims to keep the Tollywood film fraternity safe from the virus.
"This pandemic has broken our hearts," Ayushmann Khurrana wrote while sharing the news
"Taking all the measures to combat the virus," wrote Guneet Monga while sharing the news of her coronavirus diagnosis
Twinkle Khanna announced the news on Instagram and requested others to contribute in whatever way they can.