I For India: Karan Johar’s and Zoya Akhtar’s initiative garners more than Rs 52 crores; Ranveer Singh dons his ‘Gully Boy’ avatar to rap a song while Farhan Akhtar performs on 'Rock On' tunes


Karan Johar and Zoya Akhtar came up with an applause-worthy initiative called  I For India that saw several Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities as well as cricketers coming together to raise funds for those affected by the Coronavirus Lockdown. The concert garnered more than Rs 52 crore in funds. Besides several celebs, Ranveer Singh and Farhan Akhtar also performed for the benefit. 

Ranveer took to his Gully Boy avatar and performed a rap song called Doori. Watch him here:


@ranveersingh rapping Doori for the I for India concert!

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On the other hand, Farhan Akhtar performed his song, Tum Ho Toh, from his film Rock On with his band and also read out a poem in Hindi. Watch him below: 

Karan Johar spearheaded the concert where the celebs performed from their homes. He also shared the amount raised. 

He also expressed gratitude to everyone for supporting the I For India fundraiser to battle COVID-19.

Zoya Akhtar's cause was supported by her father noted lyricist Javed Akhtar as well.