Deepika Padukone announced on Wednesday an initiative titled “Frontline Assist” that will provide financial support to the mental health of frontline workers in the country. The actor posted on Instagram that her mental health organization The Live Love Laugh Fundation will channel the sales proceeds from the “Deepika Padukone Closet” to the dedicated Covid-19 welfare center of NGO Sangath.
“Frontline employees are the backbone of our country as we weather this pandemic. I have experience with mental illness and understand the importance of emotional well-being, and as a mental health foundation, we are grateful that ‘Frontline Assist’ allows us to contribute to the mental health of frontline workers in our country. We are proud to be able to spend the proceeds from The Deepika Padukone Closet on mental health support for the true heroes of our country through our partnership with Sangath,” wrote Deepika.
Deepika Padukone had previously shared verified mental health helpline numbers on Instagram. “As millions of us (me and my family included) strive to stay afloat, let’s not forget that our emotional well-being is equally important in this current crisis! Remember, you are not alone. We’re in this together. And most importantly, there is Hope!” Deepika had posted during the second wave of coronavirus.
At work, Deepika Padukone has the remake of The Intern, Shakun Batra’s yet-untitled drama, Pathan and Fighter in her pussy.