Actress Ananya Panday says everybody goes via a “testing time”, and films generally is a much-needed “lighthearted and entertaining distraction”.
“That is really a testing time for all of us and we are able to do with some lighthearted and entertaining distraction within the type of motion pictures. Motion pictures act as a medium of escape and take us to parallel worlds,” Ananya Panday mentioned.
Ananya Panday is glad that Lionsgate India shall be livestreaming a few of its hit motion pictures as a part of a brand new initiative to boost aid funds to assist the struggle towards the coronavirus pandemic. The studio has partnered with Fb for the initiative known as “Lionsgate Stay! A Night time At The Motion pictures” with which they’ll display screen a Hollywood blockbusters on 4 Fridays beginning Could 8.
The films to be streamed are: The Jennifer Lawrence-starrer “The Starvation Video games“, “Twilight” starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson’s, the heist film “Now You See Me 2” and “Surprise” starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
“I wish to urge everybody that on this uncommon time we have to come ahead, act collectively and donate generously as even somewhat assist from all of us could be of nice assist to the individuals in dire want,” Anaya Panday mentioned.
Aside from Ananya Panday, the studio has Anil Kapoor and Sanya Malhotra on board to take part within the initiative.
Sanya feels “all of us want to come back collectively to struggle this collectively”. She added: “I request everybody to hitch me as a result of in these robust occasions, each small contribution counts.”
“This shall be a novel alternative for viewers to increase their help and donate for this charitable trigger,” mentioned Rohit Jain, Managing Director Lionsgate, South Asia.
Internationally, Hollywood stars like Margot Robbie, Gerard Butler and Jamie Lee Curtis, have prolonged help to the initiative.
“The Social Community” star Jesse Eisenberg and “Twilight” actor Peter Facinelli have despatched particular video messages to help the initiative in India.
The proceeds from the fundraiser will go to GiveIndia platform.
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