Chennai: In the wake-up call to extend help and support to the victims of flood-affected areas in Kerala, many from the Tamil film industry have immediately swung into action. 

Actor Dhanush has come forward and contributed a total sum of 15 Lakhs to Kerala CM Distress Relief Fund. This comes after Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan asked people to donate funds for relief measures. 

Kerala is being ravaged by incessant rains. Several have lost their lives and property worth crores have been destroyed. 

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced Rs 10 lakh for those who have lost their houses/lands and Rs 4 lakh to the families, who have lost a member in the calamity.

South Indian film actors Kamal Haasan, Suriya, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Dulquer Salmaan, Vishal, Karthi, Vijay, Allu Arjun and others have donated to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF).

Kamal Haasan: Rs 25 lakh 

Telugu star Allu Arjun: Rs 25 lakh

Mohanlal: Rs 25 lakh

Mammootty and Dulquer Salmaan: Rs 25 lakh

AMMA: Rs 10 lakh

Suriya and Karthi: Rs 25 lakh 

Vijay Deverakonda: Rs 5 lakh

Vishal: Rs 10 lakh

Vijay TV: Rs 25 lakh