Amitabh Bachchan to join VAX Live concert, Joe Biden and Pope Francis also to be seen

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Published by Chinmay Kulkarni on 10 May 2021

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan has recently joined the VAX LIVE: The Concert To Reunite The World, and it is being hosted by Selena Gomez. The concert has also invited the President of the United States of America, Mr. Joe Biden and Pope Francis as well.  Amitabh Bachchan appealed to the audience to get united and inform their governments to make donations and help in any form they can. He further added, this is the time to show humanity to the world. The actor tweeted a video on the 9th of May. In the video, he was seen talking to the audience, where he said, ‘”Namaskar, this is Amitabh Bachchan. My country India is battling with the sudden surge of the second wave of Covid 19. As a global citizen, I appeal to all global citizens to rise, speak to your governments, pharmaceutical companies and ask them to donate, to give, to extend a helping hand, to the public that needs it the most. Every effort counts. As Mahatma Gandhi ji said: ‘In a gentle way you can shake the world’, thank you.” The intention of the concert was to encourage governments and pharmaceutical companies to make vaccines available for the world at non-profit prices. An appeal was made to donate to this noble cause

The concert was hosted by Selena Gomez, and  there were some great performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, & H.E.R. The concert was held at SoFi Stadium with a live broadcast. The audience were frontline healthcare fighters and essential workers, and it was made sure that all of the audience at the stadium was vaccinated earlier. President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden along with Vice President Kamala Harris made an appearance to boost the spirit of the audience. President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Plenković of Croatia also attended the concert. Prince Harry And Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were the Chairpersons Of Global Citizen’s VAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the World.

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