Well-known music director Ilayaraja and actress and Congress leader Khusboo were among those celebrities who came forward to provide succour to the flood-affected people in Chennai. Illayaraja made his house in to a relief camp and distributed food among children and others. Khusboo walked to a food preparation centre, in knee-deep water and supervised the operations there. She distributed food to the aged. Singer Manohar related the number of hardships the people are facing due to nature's fury.