Rapper Raftaar has arrange a livestream as a part of his initiative “Chess For Charity” in order to assist increase funds for background dancers who’re left with out work as a result of lockdown.
The second version of the initiative, which Raftaar began with in collaboration with comic Samay Raina, brings collectively distinguished personalities from completely different fields, together with comics Kenny Sebastian, Biswa Okay Rath and Tanmay Bhat, cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal, dancer Raghav Juyal amongst others.
“The COVID 19 outbreak has proved to be a serious setback to tens of millions financially, emotionally and mentally. I have been part of the dance neighborhood and really nicely perceive the issues they could be dealing with attributable to this lockdown.
“I wished to assist in no matter approach I may and provides again to the neighborhood that gave me my id at the moment,” Raftaar stated in a press release.
The proceeds raised from the occasion might be donated to Charitable Trusts Parivartan, 4Dog’Sake India and Cine Dancers Affiliation.
The 31-year-old rapper stated a buddy of his from the Cine Dancers Affiliation informed him in regards to the considerations and setbacks they have been dealing with. After that, he and Samay deliberate the initiative.
“All of us are on this disaster collectively and it’s only humane to lend a serving to hand wherever wanted. Now could be the time to face collectively, people and animals alike,” he added.
Lately, a gaggle of dancers got here collectively to enchantment to the leisure fraternity for monetary help as their financial savings are working out.
The video featured numerous backup dancers, narrating how troublesome it has develop into for them to outlive amid the nation-wide lockdown since March.