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PIX: Ranveer-Deepika light up the night

April 06, 2020 14:46 IST

Bollywood stars with their families responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to show the nation's 'collective resolve and solidarity' in its fight against coronavirus with a symbolic gesture of lighting a lamp on Sunday night.

Click here to see how Janhvi Kapoor and Katrina Kaif did their bit.

Here's looking at how the other film folk lit up the night.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Ranveer Singh/Instagram

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone share togetherness in the candlelight. 


Photograph: Kind courtesy Sharad Kelkar/Instagram

Sharad Kelkar, seen here with wife Keerti, writes, 'Let there be light, light to show us the way, light to shine, light to see through darkness, let there be light.'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Aishwarya Rai Bachchan/Instagram

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with husband Abhishek and daughter Aaradhaya.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Ravi Dubey/Instagram

Ravi Dubey with wife Sargun Mehta.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Anushka Sharma/Instagram

Anushka Sharma, with Virat Kohli, writes, 'I light a diya everyday for many years now. And as I light the diya I seek guidance, asking for the darkness in me to be dispelled. For many days since the turn of the recent events across the world, I have prayed to God to end the suffering of so many who are losing their lives without their families beside them, for the less-fortunate and the needy whose lives have turned upside down completely, for all the healthcare professionals who are working tirelessly & bravely to protect the lives of other beings, for those who are uncertain about their jobs and future. So tonight, I prayed extra for everyone and I lit diyas with the whole of India and we all prayed for each other. Prayers never go in vain.'


Madhuri Dixit thanks the doctors, nurses, police and the civil servants and writes, 'We are all united in order to fight this pandemic. Let the light of the diya, candles bring back light into our lives as these illuminate our hearts with positivity & strength.'

Photograph: Kind courtesy Madhuri Dixit/Instagram


Photograph: Kind courtesy Nushrat Bharucha/Instagram

Nushrat Bharucha with her grandmother.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Esha Deol/Instagram

Esha Deol with husband Bharat Takhtani.


Esha's mother Hema Malini joins them:

Photograph: Kind courtesy Esha Deol/Instagram


Dharmendra spreads the word.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Dharmendra/Instagram


Kangana Ranaut with her family.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Team Kangana Ranaut/Instagram


Karan Johar spreads the light with his children, Yash and Roohi, and mum Hiroo.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Karan Johar/Instagram


Ekta Kapoor, her son Ravie and father, Jeetendra join in.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Ekta Kapoor/Instagram

Photograph: Kind courtesy Sonu Nigam/Instagram

Sonu Nigam with wife Madhurima and son Neevan are in Dubai.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Amala Akkineni/Instagram

Nagarjuna with wife Amala and son Akhil Akkineni.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Tamannaah Bhatia/Instagram

Tamannaah Bhatia with her parents, Santosh and Rajani.


Dheeraj Dhopar with his wife Vinny Arora.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Dheeraj Dhopar/Instagram


Maniesh Paul with his wife Sanyukta.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Maniesh Paul/Instagram


Photograph: Kind courtesy Divyanka Tripati/Instagram

Divyanka Tripati with husband Vivek Dahiya.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Saiee Manjrekar/Instagram

Saiee Manjrekar, with her actress friend Gauri Ingawale, writes, 'We shine the brightest together.'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Mandira Bedi/Instagram

Mandira Bedi with husband Raj Kaushal and son Vir.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Jaya Prada/Instagram

Jaya Prada with her family.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Soni Razdan/Instagram

Soni Razdan lights the candles.

Her daughter Alia Bhatt light up too, and writes, 'When I was younger I would kiss my dad on his forehead before going off to school and after every kiss he would say “Aaaaaah .. light aa gayi “ I might have not fully understood what it meant back then.. but because of his response I understood that light has wayyyyyy more depth than just illuminating our lives. Light means so much. It’s hope, beauty, strength.. today it was unity.. But no matter where we are and what we are going through we must always try and keep the light within us alive.'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Neena Gupta/Instagram

Neena Gupta with husband Vivek Mehra.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Allu Arjun/Instagram

Allu Arjun with his family.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Athiya Shetty/Instagram

Athiya with brother Ahan Shetty.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Dhvani Bhanushali/Instagram

Vinod Bhanushali with daughter Dhvani and wife Rinku.

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