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'Take care of your body, and it will take care of YOU'

April 08, 2020 15:02 IST

On World Health Day, Bollywood stars posted pix and videos with beautiful messages and stories.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Kriti Sanon/Instagram

Kriti Sanon posts a picture from her movie Raabta and writes, 'Take care of your body, and it will take care of YOU! #WorldHealthDay Get out of your lazy beds and do some exercise- walk around, yoga, mat workout, dance(my fav) , cardio, anything.. just wake up every inch of your body, and you’ll have a great day!!'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Rakul Singh/Instagram

Rakul Singh hangs upside down and writes, 'Times like these make us realise the importance of good health and how grateful we should be for it! Health to me is not just physical but also mental and emotional well being. How joyful and happy you are at all times irrespective of the external factors determines your health.

'Making the right choices is the key and if you haven’t already started then do it now . We need to be healthy more so now than ever before !! This #worldhealthday take a step towards your well being!! Eat right , think positive , live happily , Stay Safe , Stay home !'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Yami Gautam/Instagram

Yami Gautam posts a throwback picture and writes, 'This moment captured shall forever remain special ! It was time spent with my family, in the lap of Nature - my beloved Himachal ! Simple yet beautiful moments, memories , life shared with people whom you love selflessly , leads to happiness , which in turn leads to good health ... #happyhealthday'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Aahana Kumra/Instagram

Aahana Kumra shares her story: 'Last year, I had probably been through the worst illnesses! I was working round the year and the thought of even missing a day of work was out of question! In the midst of a hectic month I contracted dengue. While in the middle of shoot, I was running a temperature of 102 degrees and kept shooting till midnight before I wound up and went to the hospital to finally get my tests done. I tested postive for dengue at 4 am and was admitted into the hospital at 10 am.

'There's no medicine for dengue. I couldn't even swallow a sip of water for four days. A week later, I had drastically dropped 4 kilos and these photos are from another commercial shoot the day after I was discharged. I was out and shooting. The show must go on is the only truth in our profession! One must work, through everything.

'But the fact remains that many a times we neglect our health and in the long run it comes back and affects us adversely! With the turn of events in the world at the moment, we must not neglect our health at any cost and if that means sitting at home and doing nothing, we must find ways of being productive inside our houses! This is difficult but we must do this for our loved ones and ourselves! Put yourself first! I have learnt that through my mistakes!! Take care of yourself! Happy World Health Day to you all!''


Photograph: Kind courtesy Bhumi Pednekar/Instagram

Bhumi Pednekar thanks the coronavirus heroes: 'Health is Wealth On #WorldHealthDay here’s thanking all our doctors, primary health care givers ,medical staff and all front line workers and their families. Thank you for working tirelessly to keep us safe and we promise to do our bit by staying home isolated and following protocol #indiafightscorona'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Sophie Choudry/Instagram

Sophie Choudry tells us to stay fit: 'You have two homes to live in.. Earth and Your Body..And considering the current scenario, we clearly need to take care of both!! On #WorldHealthDay promise yourself that you will never take your health for granted! You do not have to be a fitness freak but stretch, move, dance, yoga, Pilates, follow videos on YouTube, whatever it something even in this lockdown period! Eat healthy, catch some sun, breathe, stay positive. Healthy mind, healthy body.' 

Shraddha Kapoor says, 'So my most favourite way of staying healthy is dancing! Ever since I was a little girl, I just loved to dance! No matter the amount of mistakes (as you will see in this video) or the difficulty in steps, dancing makes me so happyyy #WorldHealthDay P.S: Fortunate to have learned from such incredible dancers & choregraphers. @boscomartis @caesar2373 & the entire amazing team. Thank you guys again & again #Chhichhore @niteshtiwari22'

Photograph: Kind courtesy Shraddha Kapoor/Instagram


Dia Mirza posts a video and writes,'What is health? Yes, it is fitness of body and mind. Yes, this is achievable through regular physical exercise and healthy eating habits. But what i have learnt to understand over the years is good health is intrinsically connected to the health of the environment. Clean air, clean soil, clean seas, clean food and regular interaction in open spaces with nature. This leads to balance.

'This #WorldHealthDay i want to acknowledge our sanitation workers. They work in the most challenging conditions and are most often ignored and neglected by society. Especially during this time when they continue to work everyday to manage bio-medical waste and all the waste we continue to produce while we stay home. They are HEROES. @my_bmc Thinking of all these good people today and offering them my gratitude.

'@pragyakapoor_ this is from our beach clean up activity on Republic Day.'

Photograph: Kind courtesy Dia Mirza/Instagram


Photograph: Kind courtesy Esha Gupta/Instagram

Esha Gupta does a tough stretch to prove how healthy she is.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Jacqueline Fernandez/Instagram

Jacqueline Fernandez writes, 'At a time when we sit and complain about the boredom that has crept into our lives as a result of the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown, doctors and medical staff are battling on the front lines as they protect human civilisation, risking their own lives.

'On the occasion of World Health Day, my heart goes out to them as in this hour, they are soldiers, heroes and demigods.. Doctors are our first and last line of defence against the pandemic, and the least that we can do is to thank them, following the guidelines set forth by them and staying at home, no matter what!! #stayindoorssavelives #worldhealthday #strongertogether'

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