SRK, Priyanka Chopra to join Lady Gaga’s coronavirus fundraiser event

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It's for the health workers who are on the frontlines to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The entertainment industry is also using its influence to get people to respond to the ongoing crisis.

The event will help raise funds which will be used to combat the epidemic of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus spread has bought the whole world to a standstill and every morning the cases are only increasing. Now, countries have gone into lockdown including India, as the virus doesn't have a cure yet, and the best bet one has against it is to stay home and practice social distancing.

The online event, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Global Citizen, is aimed at benefiting the WHO's Solidarity Fund for fight against COVID-19.

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The event will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert, in association with the charity foundation, Global Citizen.

Moreover, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and the King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan are also set to make an appearance with other worldwide stars such as David Beckham, Idris and Sabrina Elba and Kerry Washington, among others. The WHO event will be live-streamed on the 18th of April. This one night special event, hosted by @jimmyfallon, @jimmykimmel, and @stephenathome, will feature performances with @ladygaga, @coldplay, @eltonjohn, @johnlegend, @lizzobeeating, @billieeilish, #StevieWonder and so many more. It will be aired on multiple television and digital networks around the world on April 18.

Apart from SRK, PeeCee and Lady Gaga, the list of celebrities include Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong, Burna Roy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, Finneas, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder. "We'll be honoring healthcare and front line essential communities".

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.

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