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Leonardo DiCaprio to host Rs 22 lakh per person fundraiser for Hillary Clinton

India TV News Desk Washington August 03, 2016 18:04 IST
India TV News Desk

Hollywood heartthrob and academy award winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio will host Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at his home for a lunchtime fundraiser later this month when she makes her next visit to Los Angeles.

The tickets of the event scheduled on August 23 will be priced as $33,400 (Rs 22 lakh). A total of $2,700 from each ticket will go to Clinton’s campaign, with the remaining to be donated to the Democratic national convention and local parties.

According to Variety, the “Revenant” actor along with other Hollywood stars including Tobey Maguire, Jennifer Aniston, Shonda Rhimes and other famous types are set to host an event called “Conversation with Hillary” upon the candidate’s next visit to California. 

The event on August 23 is priced at USD 33,400-per-person and is billed as a "Conversation with Hillary", reported Variety.

Complete details are yet to be announced. Sources said plans were in the works for the event to take place at his home, but they were still being finalised. 

This will be Clinton's first visit to Los Angeles since the Democratic National Convention. Invites to a series of events began to go out in recent days.

DiCaprio, 41, attended a Clinton fundraiser at Harvey Weinstein's home in New York in June.