Superstar Rajinikanth has donated RM 300,000 to the Film Employees Federation of South India (FEFSI) Union workers who are facing a shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.

An announcement was made by FEFSI on March 16, that the film industry would shut down indefinitely as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Consequently, hundreds of FEFSI workers have lost their jobs.The film industry is facing huge losses due to the shutdown.

According to the ICMR’s latest bulletin, 471 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported in the country.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the number of cases worldwide has surpassed 3,30,000, while the number of deaths has exceeded 14,000.