India, July 29 -- One positive on the current crisis is that it has made people more compassionate. As people continue to struggle to make ends meet, tennis ace Sania Mirza has been doing her bit to help them. "I don't like to use the word charity. My family and I want to do whatever we can, whether it's supporting people with food, financially, or by giving them emotional support," Mirza says.

She recently gave a shout out to local brands to help them survive these trying times. "Going local is the way ahead. Small businesses have been badly hit, but not much has been done about it. They deserve a chance to get back to their feet," she shares. A lot of fake NGOs and trusts have been trying to dupe people amid the crisis. Ask Mirza, 33, ho...