When Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi called for a Janta curfew, film folk went on social media to stress on his words.
This is what they said:
Kiara Advani: It's our turn now guys! We are all in this together! Our prime minister has asked us to come together and show our solidarity during this time so we realise the gravity of the situation and stand united. #JantaCurfew on Sunday 22nd March from 7am to 9pm. Stay safe stay home.
Madhuri Dixit: It's time to understand our social responsibility & follow the guidelines. Let's show gratitude to all the people who have been working round the clock for us by observing the #JantaCurfew on 22nd March. Do your part. Stay safe to keep others safe.
Ajay Devgn: Fellow Indians, Namaskar A short while ago, Our PM Saab, Modiji, requested all of us to show resolve & restraint in the face of COVID-19. Please also adhere to the Janta Curfew on 22nd March by staying home. Stay Safe.
Sanjay Dutt: Thank You @narendramodi ji for such a reassuring speech. Let's all pledge to adhere to the Janta Curfew on 22nd March, express appreciation for 5 mins at 5 pm for all those who are working day & night for our safety. Stay home to stay safe & take all the necessary precautions!
Parineeti Chopra: Our honourable Prime Minister @narendramodi ji has appealed for a #JantaCurfew on the 22nd of March - Sunday from 7am - 9pm. I urge everyone to adhere to this in fighting this pandemic.
Also highlighting a few points below that must be addressed :
- Social Distancing is KEY
- Do not indulge in Panic Buying
- We should be vigilant & avoid stepping out only until necessary
I will do my bit, I hope you do too #IndiaFightsCorona
Stay at HOME!
Ayushmann Khurrana: Request everyone to stay home and adhere to the #JantaCurfew on the 22nd of March from 7am to 9pm. Let's all fight this together!
Shahid Kapoor: 22nd of March #JantaCurfew. This virus is affecting our heads at a faster rate than our bodies. Let's show solidarity as a nation. Let's be at our most positive and our most restrained. Let's raise the bar. This moment in time calls for it. God speed. Jai hind.
Sidharth Malhotra: #JantaCurfew is a bold yet important initiative by our Honourable PM, which is a self-inflicted quarantine on Sunday, March 22 from 7 AM to 9 PM. It is a very measured and sensible way to fight this pandemic by not creating panic yet acknowledging the gravity of the situation.
Manushi Chhillar: To each and every citizen of India, I would humbly request to adhere to Shri @narendramodi ji's #JantaCurfew on 22nd of March (Sunday) from 7am - 9pm. Here's to India fighting this Pandemic. India Stay At Home!! #IndiaFightsCorona
Karan Johar: Imp initiative by our Honorable PM @narendramodi with #jantacurfew Self-inflicted Quarantine and Staying at HOME on Sunday, March 22 from 7 AM to 9 PM is a measured and sensible way to protect from this pandemic by not creating panic yet acknowledging the gravity of the situatn.
Randeep Hooda: Precaution is the key, not panic. Let's abide by the guidelines & follow the #JantaCurfew. Also,let's make sure we enable those who help us in following the guidelines & take care of their financial needs to the best of our capabilities. #IndiaFightsCorona & we will rise above it!
Rajkumar Hirani: Please support PM @Narendramodi 's #Jantacurfew initiative by staying at home on Sunday March 22, 7am to 9pm and by cheering from your windows and balconies at 5pm for our unsung hero's who are working tirelessly to keep us safe and the essential services running.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Kiara Advani/Instagram