New Delhi: In the wake of the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak, the government has called for a nationwide lockdown. Our celebrities from all walks of lives have been urging everyone to follow the guidelines and maintain social distancing.
Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar has been roped in by a global fitness brand for an initiative aimed at raising fund for those affected by the deadly pandemic. She is part of a global campaign titled ‘Home Team Hero’ that also features the likes of Argentinian footballing legend Lionel Messi, David Beckham, Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma, Gareth Bale, Mesut Ozil, to name a few.
About the collaboration, Manushi said: “Super excited to become a part of the global adidas campaign Home Team Hero Challenge. It is an opportunity for the world’s athletes and creators to unite and help make a difference with their workouts for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic globally and I’m proud to be doing my bit for the #COVID19FUND.”
Manushi will be making her Bollywood debut opposite Akshay Kumar in YRF’s period drama ‘Prithviraj’. Not many know that Manushi likes to follow football as a sport.
She added, “No one knows this but I’m actually a very sporty person and I do like football as a sport. So, it’s thrilling to be associated with an initiative that has so many sporting legends and icons of the world coming forward to help. The world needs each and every individual to stand up and support those in need and I am pleased to be working towards this common goal through the challenge.”