Saath Hain Hum Uttarakhand was a seven hours long charity event that was aired live on Star Plus, on 15 August 2013. The event was organized to raise funds for the victims of the Uttarakhand Flood tragedy. A massive flood, as a result of a cloudburst, in Uttarakhand caused destruction and claimed many lives in June 2013. Many personalities from the entertainment industry got together to raise funds, to help the victims of the tragedy. Movie actors such as
Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan,
Boman Irani were joined by personalities from the music industry, such as Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy and personalities from the television industry in the event.
Samir Kochhar hosted Saath Hain Hum Uttarakhand. The audiences were entertained by the celebrities through various means, with
Shah Rukh Khan performing to songs from his movies, Boman Irani performing a song and Amitabh Bachchan reciting a poem written by his father.
Saath Hain Hum Uttarkhand raised an amount of around Rs. 30 Crore while celebrating the country’s 67 years of independence. Actors like Dharmendra, Kajol,
Aditi Rao Hydari and
Raveena Tandon talked about various topics with the host and personalities like singer
Lata Mangeshkar and actor
Vidya Balan, who could not attend the event, conveyed their thoughts and wishes through recorded videos.