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People in Tamil Nadu have been facing one of the worst floods ever with incessant rains throughout the state. Chennai has reportedly received 47 cm of rains in the last 24 hours.

Actor Siddharth and actress Kaniha, who themselves are the victims of the sudden flood, have been actively helping and sharing updates about the situation in Chennai. 

Through their Twitter handles, Siddharth and RJ Balaji have been seeking the help of volunteers in different parts of Chennai. 

Siddharth and RJ Balaji, who are busy with the rescue operations in Chennai are requesting the helps of volunteers through their Twitter handles [Siddharth and RJ Balaji]

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"People across the world. If u want to contribute fund fr Chennai flood rescue measures by me, @Actor_Siddharth, we'l tweet an Trust acc soon," Balaji tweets.

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Following the sudden flooding of Buckingham Canal, Kaniha has been evacuated with her family, but is actively helping the victims of the flood.

"Supplied food packets, bread, biscuits, candles, matches, sanitary pads, milk and water. Thousands being given shelter in this church in injambakkam VGP layout ECR. Planning to cover ECR areas..ppl willing to volunteer pls pls inbox me...pls willing to donate pls be generous. Thousands are starving," Kaniha posted on her Facebook page.

She has also started a fund raiser campaign titled "Help our people of Chennai'. "As a Chennai Resident, well, as a human being, I'm requesting my friends, fans and family to donate generously towards this cause. This is our duty to help our beloved people in need. I'm raising these funds and donating every penny and more to Chennai Rain Relief 2015 - CRR. They are doing a wonderful job in helping the needy. Please donate generously," the actress writes.

Malayalam actor Dileep has reportedly made arrangements in sending five tanker lorries with water for the people in Chennai.

ചെന്നൈ ഇന്ന് മഹാദുരിതങ്ങൾക്ക് നടുവിലാണു.മഴയും വെള്ളപ്പൊക്കവും സിനിമയുടെ ഈ സ്വർഗ്ഗഭൂമിയെ നരകമാക്കിയിരിക്കുന്നു. സിനിമയി...

Posted by Dileep on Friday, December 4, 2015

Actor Madhavan is also active on social media updating about the requirements in Chennai.

Meanwhile, Junior NTR and his brother Kalyan Ram have reportedly donated Rs 10 lakh and Rs 5 lakh, respectively, to the TN CM Relief Fund.

Thala Ajith's wife and actress Shalini has also done her part by distributing food to over 400 people. They are also planning to supply food and other necessary supplies in the coming days as well. 

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While Suriya and Karthi have donated Rs 25 lakh, Vishal, Dhanush and Rajinikanth's Sri Raghavendra Public Charitable Trust have given Rs 10 lakh, Rs 5 lakh and Rs 10 lakh respectively towards the TN relief fund.

Meanwhile, actors Allu Arjun has promised that he will donate Rs 25 lakhs and Mahesh Babu has reportedly contributed Rs 10 lakh to the relief fund.

Actor Nikhil Siddhartha's "Shankarabharanam" team has sent food and medicines worth Rs 5 lakh to people in Chennai.

However, not just them, other celebs, including Mammootty, Mohanlal, Aashiq Abu, Nivin Pauly, Pearle Maaney and many others have also come forward sharing the contact details of many people, who are willing to help the stranded people in Chennai.

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Covered various places on ECR today and distributed food and medicines..thousands taken shelters in govt schools and...

Posted by Kaniha on Friday, December 4, 2015

 

We went further south to kalpakkam and ayapakkam today..the rains have created a total disaster there..houses are still flooded..

Posted by Kaniha on Sunday, December 6, 2015

 

Took a day break to get our houses back to liveable conditions.looks like it's gonna be many more days ahead...I will...

Posted by Kaniha on Tuesday, December 8, 2015

They need blankets...they say we are shivering...can someone help us..I can specify a collection centre on ECR...

Posted by Kaniha on Friday, December 4, 2015

Devastating..heart breaking..no words of comfort can help them..they r in d middle of d road not knowing whr 2 go..

Posted by Kushboo Sundar on Thursday, December 3, 2015

Supplied food packets,bread, biscuits,candles,matches,sanitary pads,milk and water.Thousands being given shelter in...

Posted by Kaniha on Thursday, December 3, 2015

ATTENTION PLEASE... Spread this message.People in Chennaifor accommodation contact: People who are stuck near...

Posted by Mammootty on Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Let us help coordinate as best we can .Please share this and lets reach out and help #ChennaiAnyone stranded in T...

Posted by Mohanlal on Wednesday, December 2, 2015

 

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