Kamal Haasan donates Rs 20 lakh to set up Tamil chair in Harvard University (VIDEO)

Kamal Haasan donates Rs 20 lakh to set up Tamil chair in Harvard University (VIDEO)

Actor Kamal Haasan on Thursday donated `20 lakh as his contribution towards creation of a Tamil Chair at Harvard University. He gave the cheque to Prof K Gnanasambandan, who was accompanied by some Tamil enthusiasts.

After CM Edappadi K Palaniswami granted `10 crore as TN government’s contribution, many individuals have started donating towards the cause. Already, actor Vishal has donated `10 lakh.

Fund raising for creating a Tamil Chair was mooted by two US-based Tamil enthusiasts. They managed to collect `18 crore and after TN government’s grant, `10 crore more has to be collected.  The State government is also raising funds from philanthropists through the International Institute of Tamil Studies.

 

 

Source: newindianexpress

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